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Rogers tornado path 12.5 miles long, 450 yards wide

By Staff Report

This article was published October 15, 2012 at 10:35 a.m.

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STAFF PHOTO BY MICHAEL WOODS --10/14/2012-- A car sits in the debris from parts of nearby buildings that were damaged when a suspected tornado touched down late Saturday night in Rogers along s 52nd street. The storm damaged several building and houses in the area and caused damage to hundreds of trees.

A tornado that caused damage and injuries Saturday night in Rogers started near Cave Springs and ended in the Pea Ridge National Military Park, according to a report from the National Weather Service.

The tornado traveled 12.5 miles, and was up to 450 yards wide with a peak wind of 90 to 100 miles per hour, according to the report.

Damage included trees, signs and power poles blown down, broken windows and damage to a roof at Hedberg Allergy in Rogers. Two people in a vehicle were injured when the windshield was impaled by a piece of wood, according to the report.

The tornado was rated as an EF1, the report stated.

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SPA says... October 15, 2012 at 7:16 p.m.

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