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Fri November 1, 2013
Tornado Confirmed In Storms That Hit NE Arkansas
The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado was responsible for some of the storm damage in northeast Arkansas.
No one was hurt in the rough weather in Caraway on Halloween night but some structures had roofs pulled off and windows broken from the high winds.
Jonesboro television station KAIT reports that the tornado was rated an EF-1 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale, meaning it had winds of between 86 mph. and 110 mph.
Authorities say damage was reported in the Craighead County towns of Caraway and Monette after the storms hit Thursday night.
The Craighead County Sheriff's Office says no deaths or injuries were reported. About 10 buildings sustained damage in Caraway, and trees and power lines were knocked down.