LIVE BLOG: Severe Storms Move in May 30-31
Severe storms capable of producing strong winds and possible tornadoes move into the area Thursday evening and into Friday morning.
Tornado warning issued for Benton and north Washington counties
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Montgomery County in AR until 7:15pm
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Polk County in AR until 6:45pm
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Delaware and Mayes County in OK until 6:30pm
Tornado Warning for Polk County in AR until 6:00pm.
Tornado Warning for Montgomery County in AR until 6:30pm.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Yell County in AR until 5:45pm
Tornado Warning for Montgomery, Polk, and Scott County in AR until 5:45pm.
A powerful storm caused injuries and damage in the western Arkansas town of Oden, Montgomery County Deputy Sheriff Thomas Goad said. Goad said he was unsure about the nature or number of injuries, or how many structures were affected.
Tornado Warning for Polk County in AR until 5:15pm
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Delaware and Mayes County in OK until 5:00pm.
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s office says they have had reports that a tornado touched down near Oden. There are reports of injuries, property damage and powerlines down
Very active weather is going on in the area. Tornado watch continues until 9 PM for all of NW Arkansas and Eastern Oklahoma. More storms are expected to develop through the afternoon and evening. These storms will be capable of producing tornadoes, powerful winds, hail, frequent lightning, and heavy downpours.
House destroyed in Oden, Arkansas. Injuries, EMS in route. Likely tornado damage west of Mt Ida.
The Wakarusa Music Festival on Mulberry Mountain in Franklin County kicked off about three hours later this afternoon because of weather. More on this story: http://on.5newsonline.com/siI7r3f
Tornado Watch for Montgomery, Newton, Polk, Scott, Sebastian, Washington, Yell Benton, Carroll, Crawford, Franklin, Johnson, Logan and Madison Counties in AR until 9:00pm
Tornado Watch for Adair, Cherokee, Delaware, Haskell, Latimer, Le Flore and Sequoyah County in OK until 9:00pm