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Cincinnati Arkansas Tornado Deaths

Cincinnati Arkansas Tornado Deaths - Chris Sisemore kept his eyes open as a rare but deadly winter tornado plucked him from his rural Arkansas home and flung him across the street.

"I wanted to see the end coming. You're only going to see it one time and I thought that was it," he said, hours after surviving the twister. "It takes more than a tornado to get me."

At least six people were killed and dozens injured as tornadoes fueled by unusually warm air pummeled the South and Midwest on Friday and early Saturday.

Cincinnati Arkansas Tornado Deaths

Three people died in the northwestern Arkansas hamlet of Cincinnati when a tornado touched down just before sunrise Friday, and three others died when a storm spawned by the same weather system ripped up the Missouri countryside near Rolla. Early Saturday, two people were injured in central Mississippi and several homes were damaged by a storm in Attala County. Tornado watches were in effect for parts of Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana on Saturday morning as the system continued moving east.

Sisemore, who lives in Cincinnati, had bumps and bruises but no serious injures.

"It sucked me out of my house and carried me across the road and dropped me," he said. "I was Superman for a while. ... You're just free-floating through the air. Trees are knocking you and smacking you down."

Source: http://www.npr.org/2010/12/31/132521094/three-dead-after-tornado-hits-n-w-arkansas

Cincinnati Arkansas Tornado Deaths

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