Ferguson, Arkansas

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For the community in Miller County, see Ferguson Crossroads, Arkansas.
Unincorporated community
Ferguson is located in Arkansas
Ferguson is located in the US
Ferguson's position in Arkansas.
Coordinates: 34°08′17″N 90°59′02″W / 34.13806°N 90.98389°W / 34.13806; -90.98389Coordinates: 34°08′17″N 90°59′02″W / 34.13806°N 90.98389°W / 34.13806; -90.98389
Country  United States
State  Arkansas
County Phillips
Elevation 49 m (161 ft)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 57748
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ferguson, Arkansas

Ferguson is an unincorporated community in Phillips County, Arkansas, United States.[1] At 6:30 PM on April 26, 2011, a tornado – part of the April 25–28, 2011 tornado outbreak – hit Ferguson and travelled along Arkansas Highway 44 toward Coahoma, Mississippi.[2][3] The tornado was rated EF-0 with winds at 80 mph (130 km/h; 70 kn), a width of 200 yards (180 m), that traveled a path of 17.8 miles (28.6 km).[3] The tornado knocked down trees, power lines, telephone poles, road signs, and irrigation facilities.[3]