This Day in Arkansas Weather History…The Greers Ferry Tornado of March 15, 1984…On March 15, 1984, severe weather hit the state. There were several reports of hail, with some stones as big as golf balls. There were three tornadoes. The strongest two tornadoes were rated F4, and struck Greers Ferry and Fisher.
Seven people were killed, including two at Greers Ferry, and five people at Fisher. There were 25 injuries. The Greers Ferry tornado was responsible for the destruction of the Highway 16 bridge, lifting it and throwing it into Greers Ferry Lake. #arwx#wxhistory
[Courtesy National Weather Service Little Rock]