Severe storms leave damage and power outages across south and northeastern parts of Arkansas

Severe Weather Coverage

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – As severe weather moved through Arkansas on Saturday night, outages and damage were reported across the south and northeastern portions of the state.

The National Weather Service issued multiple tornado warnings that began around 6:30 p.m. that stretched to just after before 10 p.m.

No tornados were confirmed to have touched down in Arkansas but there have been multiple reports of toppled farm equipment and mobile homes along with damage to other structures. Crews are currently out in multiple counties assessing damage from Saturday evenings storms.

One death in East Texas has been confirmed due to the band of storms that stretched from Texas into Tennessee.

Some damage was reported on social media by those most closely affected by the storms.

Tweet courtesy of Brian Emfinger

As of Sunday morning, Just over 3,040 outages were being corrected through the state from Miller County curving up toward the Monroe and Lee County areas.

Reports from Entergy Arkansas and other outage maps showed a number of outage issues after a night of tornado warnings, strong rain, high winds, and hail moved through the state.

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