DAMASCUS, Ark. (AP) - Storms rolling across the Midwest are
being blamed for at least three deaths in Arkansas and property
damage in several states.
Authorities in Arkansas say one of the victims was a teenager.
The 15-year-old girl was killed when a tree fell through a bedroom
where she was sleeping at her home in northern Arkansas. Police say
a 10-year-old boy was rescued from the same room.
The storms damaged property and blew out electric service to
nearly 6,000 homes and businesses in Arkansas and the National
Weather Service has issued tornado warnings for several counties.
Tornadoes are also being reported in Oklahoma, though no
injuries or significant damage is being reported.
In Missouri, hurricane-force winds are blowing hail and heavy
rain through the state, damaging homes and businesses in the Kansas
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.