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Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 12:36 a.m.

Winds tossed cars hundreds of yards

Sunday’s tornado that killed 15 people in central Arkansas reached its maximum strength as it bore down on Vilonia, bending steel anchor bolts that held houses to their foundations and tossing cars hundreds of yards, a detailed National Weather Service survey of damage reveals.

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Photographs by Rick McFarland

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  • Headline: Winds tossed cars hundreds of yards
  • Publication: Front Section, Pages 1 on 05/02/2014
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