Path length: 23 miles
Width: 150 yards
County: Faulkner, White
There was one tornado reported on January 28, 1956. It hit during the late evening in Faulkner County, AR. It moved to the northeast from the Wooster area to 1 mile south of Greenbriar. The Climatological Data Summary then states the tornado “went aloft for 10 miles, returning to the ground in Barney-Enola Area.” It continued from there into White County ending near Rosebud. Intermittent path length was 29 miles. Most of the damage was in Faulkner County. Three homes and 7 buildings were destroyed. 21 homes and 6 buildings were damaged. There were no fatalities and 12 injuries.
We gathered information for this event from the SPC & NCDC Databases, the January 1956 Climatological Data National Summary (CDNS) and Thomas Grazulis in Significant Tornadoes and found the following differences:
- SPC/NCDC have a 23 mile path.
- CDNS and Grazulis have a 29 mile path.
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