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Picking up the pieces after EF-3 rips Jonesboro, Ark.; damaged businesses eligible for COVID-19 unemployment help
The Red Cross is 35% done surveying the damage, and thus far 55 homes received major damage and will have to be rebuilt, 145 homes received moderate damage, and 9 received little damage.
Region 8 Newsdesk
Published 1h at 6:25 AM
Ark. Gov. Asa Hutchinson declares state disaster area for Jonesboro following EF-3 tornado
The Governor of Arkansas visited Jonesboro Sunday to tour the damage left behind from the EF-3 tornado and also declared a state disaster area.
Published March 29, 2020 at 10:01 PM
NWS confirms EF-3 tornado hit Jonesboro, Ark; 22 injured
The National Weather Service has confirmed an E-F3 tornado ripped through Jonesboro, Arkansas with winds up to 140 mph leaving 22 people injured and two people hospitalized.
Published March 29, 2020 at 6:18 PM
Utility crews working to restore power following severe weather in the Mid-South
Utility crews in Arkansas, Mississippi and in Memphis are working quickly to get power back on to thousands. Still, about 1,600 customers are without power here, a decrease from the initial 3,800.
Published March 28, 2020 at 11:10 PM
Twister leaves extensive damage after ripping through Jonesboro, Ark.
"It’s scary like honestly man. It’s really humbling like it makes you realize that things can really change in an instant and it makes you appreciative of what you got honestly.”
Published March 28, 2020 at 9:49 PM
WATCH: Tracking severe weather in the Mid-South
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for multiple counties across the Mid-South until 2 a.m.
Published March 28, 2020 at 7:30 PM
FIRST ALERT: Tracking rain & storms Saturday afternoon and evening
A cold front to our west will roll into the Mid-South around 4 pm and continue producing showers and storms through midnight tonight, starting in Eastern Arkansas and then moving into West Tennessee and North Mississippi.
Published March 28, 2020 at 11:42 AM