Severe Weather Possible Today

Ray Stagich

National Weather Service has confirmed six tornadoes touched down in Arkansas on Saturday.

Five of the tornadoes were rated EF1 with winds between 86 mph and 110 mph. Three touched down in Sebastian County, one in Crawford County and another in Franklin County.

An EF0 Tornado touched down in Prairie County.

There have been 21 tornadoes in Arkansas this year, each of them rated EF0 or EF1. The yearly average is 33.

Weather Channel’s Ray Stagich says heavy rain and tornado threats are not done yet, with most of the listening area under an enhanced risk of severe weather late this afternoon and into tonight.

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