Bowman, Craighead County, Arkansas

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Unincorporated community
Bowman is located in Arkansas
Bowman's position in Arkansas.
Coordinates: 35°49′23″N 90°29′33″W / 35.82306°N 90.49250°W / 35.82306; -90.49250Coordinates: 35°49′23″N 90°29′33″W / 35.82306°N 90.49250°W / 35.82306; -90.49250
Country  United States
State  Arkansas
County Craighead
Elevation 72 m (236 ft)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 57416
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bowman, Craighead County, Arkansas

Bowman is an unincorporated community in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States.[1]

April 27, 2011 Tornado[edit]

At 3:08 PM on April 27, 2011, a tornado – part of the April 25–28, 2011 tornado outbreak – hit Bowman.[2] The tornado was rated EF-1 with winds at 90 mph (140 km/h), a width of 250 yards (230 m), that traveled a path of 1.6 miles (2.6 km).[2] The tornado caused roof damage to five homes and a business garage, and destroyed a storage shed.[2]