Storms Cause Damage, Power Outages in Fayetteville

Power Line Damage Morningside Dr & 15th Street, Fayetteville Arkansas: Photo: Angel Keller

 

Salem & Mt Comfort in Fayetteville, Arkansas

Sign blown out at Taco Bell off MLK, Photo: Sarah Mullen

Numerous reports are coming in of wind damage in the Fayetteville area especially N of Highway 16 and west of I49.

Ozarks Electric is reporting 1,400 without power in Fayetteville from the storm.

At the time of the damage, radar was estimating winds over 70mph.

Quarter size hail fell in  Gentry, AR earlier with these storms.

The storms are expected to rapidly move SE and be out of the area around 8pm.

Winds could gust to 60mph and hail larger than quarter size is possible.

-Garrett