The Jonesboro, Arkansas tornado on March 28, 2020: A subtle and difficult forecast setting. Video: @Region8News pic.twitter.com/NkNt9wTUmJ. It was an EF0. 87/87 SLIDES ‘Like a bomb struck’ At last report in Louisiana, at least 4 people had died, with Lake Charles bearing the brunt of the damage. Several homes and the Refuge Baptist Church in Lake City were damaged by Laura as the storm made its way through the state. Twitter Map of the Jonesboro tornado in Arkansas on March 28, 2020. Everybody’s been amazing, and I can’t thank them enough,” Campbell said. and causes moderate damage. Campbell said, “It really hasn’t sunk in yet honestly. and race st. the tornado weakened slightly, but produced ef2 damage again at the mall at turtle creek. After a few minutes passed, the family went outside to see the damage. August 25, 2020 at 9:47 AM CDT - Updated August 30 at 5:35 PM, declared a state of emergency for Arkansas, Lake Charles bearing the brunt of the damage. The tornado injured at least six people as it rolled through Jonesboro, Arkansas on March 28. Severe damage was reported to structures and vehicles on the city's east side. The Jonesboro Public Safety Council Committee met Tuesday and pushed the condemnation of a building damaged by the March 28 tornado to the full council. This video from Lake City, Arkansas where a tornado did significant damage. A massive tornado struck the city of Jonesboro, Arkansas, on Saturday ar around 5 p.m local time, which left a … More information will become available over the next few days. This house can be replaced, the contents inside can be replaced.”. Based on the video shared online and pictures of the damage posted on Twitter, it … “Right now, Dillard’s is … Volunteers from the Heartland are doing their part to help hurricane victims in Louisiana,while facing the added challenges brought by the pandemic. Entergy Arkansas reported nearly 41,000 customers were without power as of 11:20 p.m. Thursday. The Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas announced Monday that they are sending 132 line workers to Louisiana to restore power after Hurricane Laura. JONESBORO, Ark. ... Jonesboro, AR 72401 Phone: 870-932-1052 Rankings & Awards. March 28, 2020; A tornado cut through the heart of Jonesboro, Ark., on Saturday evening, leaving 22 people with minor injuries and damaging a mall, local business and an … Most stores were closed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. State emergency officials also said a house in Evening Shade received damage, while trees were down throughout Sharp County. ... 472 CR 766 Jonesboro, AR 72401 (870) 931-8888 . Most of the tornadoes … The 2020 Jonesboro tornado was a powerful and violent EF5 wedge tornado that caused catastrophic damage as it struck the city of Jonesboro, Arkansas on April 20, 2020. The Associated Press. Soybeans have a lean to them some that were 4’ tall are around 2’ tall now. There was no word on any injuries. On that date, 56 tornadoes touched down. Everybody’s been amazing, and I can’t thank them enough,” Campbell said. Police spotted a floating casino that came unmoored and hit a bridge. An 8th tornado from Laura was found in Woodruff County north of McCrory. The roof is ripped off in some places. #arwx, Ricky Morales with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Dept. Gov. What is left of Hurricane Laura will move over northeast Arkansas and into Southeast Missouri by Friday afternoon. @Region8News #Arkansas #arkansasnews #HurricaneLaura pic.twitter.com/QzKi4OTBPn. We love you, Pastor Steve & Suzette. Downed power lines were reported in Lawrence and Woodruff counties, while at one house in Randolph County received damage. (KAIT) - Months after a tornado ripped through the … JONESBORO, Ark. As the storm closed in on the Natural State Thursday, President Donald Trump declared a state of emergency for Arkansas. — A reported tornado tore part of the roof from a rural church in northeastern Arkansas as the remnants of … “We could feel the shaking, we heard the tornado. They had whittled that number down to 5 by 6:30 a.m. Friday. A tornado tore through nearly 20 miles of the city of Jonesboro, Ark., on Saturday evening, severely damaging multiple properties and injuring at least 22 people, according to local news reports. Overall minor damage. In the Goobertown community, several homes in the Pepper Tree subdivision were damaged by a possible tornado. Kay Ivey declared a state of emergency Tuesday ahead of Hurricane Delta. #tnwx #mswx #mowx #arwx #midsouthwx pic.twitter.com/pIYfHXAuJu. There was no word on any injuries. In Jonesboro rescue crews also responded to the 1900 block of Duncan Road Thursday evening due to a tree on top of a mobile home, with someone inside. Only weak tornadoes touched down in the moderate risk area, though a few strong tornadoes occurred elsewhere. Scary, but it happened so quick it was almost surreal,” he said. Arkansas Official: Tornado Injures 4 People, Destroys Homes Authorities say a tornado in northeast Arkansas left four people injured. JONESBORO, Ark- After the march 28th Jonesboro tornado, the mall at turtle creek looked unsalvageable, but that’s not the case. 5:20 PM-Here is a look at the tornado that intensified and moved through Jonesboro, AR this evening around 5 … An 8th tornado from Laura was found in Woodruff County north of McCrory. Overall minor damage. Emergency personnel in New Orleans are reporting what appears to be the first death linked to Hurricane Zeta. @NWSMemphis continues to monitor this storm as … The National Weather Service in Little Rock issued 48 tornado warnings that day alone. The tornado developed quickly in Arkansas and looks to have caused considerable damage “We could feel the shaking, we heard the tornado. A Gray Media Group, Inc. Station - © 2002-2021 Gray Television, Inc. Flash … Wind damage to a home and carport in Woodruff County. pic.twitter.com/f0qs2mmvEM, Corn damage is minor most snap is above the the ear. August 6-10, 2020 (pockets of heavy rain/heating up) August 11-14, 2020 (flooding rain/isolated severe storms) August 16-20, 2020 (becoming mild and dry) August 26-28, 2020 (wind damage/tornadoes/flooding with Laura) August 29-31, 2020 (very hot/severe storms/flooding rain) He, his wife, and son live in the church’s parsonage. Gov. A Church van is under debris. Luckily there were no injuries, and the church posted Friday morning on their Facebook page about the damage. We’re God’s people and He protected us,” Pastor Steve Hinkle said. By Associated Press , Wire Service Content Nov. 16, 2020 Initial look seems to be soybean took a bigger hit more field wide damage. Downed power lines were reported in Lawrence and Woodruff counties, while at one house in Randolph County received damage. Please find necessary information on this page to help with relief efforts. According to the Arkansas Division of Emergency Management, there were reports of damage throughout Region 8. Surveyors have found damage at hundreds of homes following Saturday's tornado in Jonesboro. Entergy Arkansas reported nearly 41,000 customers were without power as of 11:20 p.m. Thursday. Power was out in sections of the city, which affects the city’s traffic lights. pic.twitter.com/fEyvc3f5G8, Via law enforcement, trees down on AR 306 10 miles west of Colt near the Pine Tree Research Farm. (Quentin Winstine/Jonesboro … Six people have been injured and a number of buildings destroyed after a tornado swept across the city of Jonesboro in Craighead County, Arkansas, on Saturday 28 March 2020. @NWSMemphis continues to monitor this storm as … JONESBORO, Ark. Transformers were also blown, with power lines down in Sedgwick, the National Weather Service said. As of right now, we have identified seven tornadoes. An EF3 tornado struck Jonesboro, Arkansas, Saturday evening. Based on the video shared online and pictures of … 5:20 PM-Here is a look at the tornado that intensified and moved through Jonesboro, AR this evening around 5 PM. There was property damage in Cleburne County, while downed trees were reported in Cross County. — A tornado ripped through northeast Arkansas on Saturday, ... Mar 3, 2020. pic.twitter.com/fEyvc3f5G8, Via law enforcement, trees down on AR 306 10 miles west of Colt near the Pine Tree Research Farm. City officials and residents in Jonesboro were starting the recovery process after at least 22 injuries were caused by the twister. At least 22 people were injured and numerous buildings destroyed or damaged after a large tornado ripped through the city of Jonesboro, Arkansas on Saturday, March 28, 2020. Jonesboro Tornado March 28, 2020 Gallery of images by myself, Quentin Winstine, for The Jonesboro Sun covering the tornado that touched down in Jonesboro, Arkansas, on March 28, 2020, and the ongoing recovery. Late Friday, the National Weather Service said a survey crew from its Little Rock office found tornado damage consistent with a EF-2 rating west/southwest of Maynard. Within minutes after the damage, the community was rushing to their aid, “We had 20 or 30 people pitching in trying to get things out of the house, trying to save pictures, just doing everything that could. pic.twitter.com/f0qs2mmvEM, Corn damage is minor most snap is above the the ear. the tornado began weakening after it crossed highway 49 northeast of jonesboro, with the final damage observed to the northeast of brookland. The Refuge Baptist Church at 5002 Highway 18, Lake City was destroyed Thursday night by a possible tornado. We love you, Pastor Steve & Suzette. Within minutes after the damage, the community was rushing to their aid, “We had 20 or 30 people pitching in trying to get things out of the house, trying to save pictures, just doing everything that could. Copyright 2020 KAIT. Sunday services have not been set yet, but Pastor Steve said they will gather for worship one way or another. Soybeans have a lean to them some that were 4’ tall are around 2’ tall now. A few homes were also damaged in Jackson County. ... August 28, 2020. — People in Jonesboro are trying to salvage what they can after an EF-3 tornado brought 140 mile per hour winds to northeast Arkansas on … A wind gust of 74mph was clocked at Jonesboro Municipal Airport at 5.05pm as the tornado moved through the area. A tornado watch had been posted for much of eastern Arkansas … According to the Arkansas Division of Emergency Management, there were reports of damage throughout Region 8. The remains of a vehicle lie in a parking lot in front of a damaged Ashley HomeStore after a tornado stuck Saturday in Jonesboro, Ark. See more of City of Jonesboro, AR - Government on Facebook. Other homes in the subdivision did sustain damage as well. Power line workers from Craighead County are helping restore electricity to Louisiana residents affected by Hurricane Delta. Tornado flattens buildings, injures 6 people in Jonesboro, Arkansas CNN (CNN) — Six people were injured when a tornado ripped through Jonesboro, … (KAIT) - Twenty-two years ago on Jan. 21-22, Arkansas saw its largest tornado outbreak in history. Sunday services have not been set yet, but Pastor Steve said they will gather for worship one way or another. Again, the severe risk is low. There was property damage in Cleburne County, while downed trees were reported in Cross County. A large EF3 tornado struck the city of Jonesboro, Arkansas, while being streamed live on local news stations, producing major damage to homes, businesses, and a shopping mall. This page documents confirmed tornadoes from August to September 2020 via various weather forecast offices of the National Weather Service.Based on the 1991–2010 averaging period, 83 tornadoes occur across the United States throughout August, while 74 occur in September. This house can be replaced, the contents inside can be replaced.”. We’re God’s people and He protected us,” Pastor Steve Hinkle said. pic.twitter.com/rQxqvmKW6A. It will continually be updated as needed. A tornado tore through a small city in Arkansas on Saturday evening, ripping roofs off buildings, flipping cars and prompting a curfew for residents. A downed power pole also caught on fire in Sharp County, but authorities were able to extinguish the fire. Craighead Electric reported as of 11:15 p.m. that there were about 450 customers without power. Above: This photo from the Mall at Turtle Creek in Jonesboro, Arkansas, from Sunday, March 29, 2020, shows severe damage inflicted by a tornado late Saturday, March 28. In Jonesboro rescue crews also responded to the 1900 block of Duncan Road Thursday evening due to a tree on top of a mobile home, with someone inside. A broadcast tower over 300 feet tall was toppled by the winds from Hurricane Laura as the Category 4 storm made landfall in southwest Louisiana during the early morning hours of Thursday, Aug. 26. NWS officials with the Memphis office also said Friday there was a report of at least seven other tornadoes in the area during Thursday’s storms. 5:20 PM-Here is a look at the tornado that intensified and moved through Jonesboro, AR this evening around 5 PM. Again, the severe risk is low. Multiple power poles were down across MLK Blvd. The damaged remains of a vehicle lie in a parking lot in front of a damaged Ashley Homestore after a tornado touches down on Saturday, March 28, 2020, in Jonesboro. RELATED: Tornado … Surveyors have found damage at hundreds of homes following Saturday's tornado in Jonesboro. This page documents notable tornadoes and tornado outbreaks worldwide in 2020.Strong and destructive tornadoes form most frequently in the United States, Argentina, Brazil, Bangladesh, and Eastern India, but can occur almost anywhere under the right conditions.Tornadoes also develop occasionally in southern Canada during the Northern Hemisphere's summer and somewhat regularly … JONESBORO, Ark. March 29, 2020 at 3:01 p.m. UTC. A lot of destruction here at a neighborhood on County Road 964 in Brookland. Rice has hot spots some fields showing damage. A tornado tore through Jonesboro, Arkansas, leaving loads of property damage and at least six people injured.. Rain will be biggest delay so far. NWS officials say a house had major roof damage, with most of the walls still standing. March 28, 2020; A tornado cut through the heart of Jonesboro, Ark., on Saturday evening, leaving 22 people with minor injuries and damaging a mall, local business and an … They had whittled that number down to 5 by 6:30 a.m. Friday. Winds will be 15-25 mph with gusts from 40-45 mph, some could be higher. the tornado reached its most intense stage as it approached and moved across the jonesboro airport. John Bel Edwards ordered Lake Charles residents to shelter in place and turn off air conditions after an apparent chemical fire. Preliminary results from the NWS in Memphis said the Jonesboro tornado had maximum winds of 140 m.p.h. “You look at these buildings and the destruction, but God wants to take that mess and He wants to make it beautiful,” he said. Area counties without power late Thursday included with nearly 2,300 customers in Independence County, 1,500 customers in Woodruff County and 1,200 customers in White County. Rain will be biggest delay so far. as the tornado moved through residential areas northeast of the airport, it caused ef2 to isolated ef3 damage to homes. “She turns the corner from the parsonage and she just started crying because she saw … well basically God protected us and our family.”. A Church van is under debris. All 8 tornadoes so far from Laura in Arkansas have been in Region 8. Alabama Gov. Initial look seems to be soybean took a bigger hit more field wide damage. With the declaration, the president authorized the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to coordinate all disaster relief efforts with state and local officials. All rights reserved. ), thoughts and well wishes go to people like fellow storm chaser Dr. Bill Hark in … #arwx, Ricky Morales with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Dept. Cotton is also leaning but no major boll shed. @NWSMemphis continues to … The church’s steeple, children’s playset, the Family Life Center, the pavilion, and clothes closet – all gone. Campbell said, “It really hasn’t sunk in yet honestly. The tornado was the deadliest tornado of a large late-April tornado outbreak that ravaged across the South and Midwest.The tornado killed 58 people, making it the deadliest tornado in Arkansas history, and injured 438 others. More information will become available over the next few days. NWS officials with the Memphis office also said Friday there was a report of at least seven other tornadoes in the area during Thursday’s storms. Also, the city of Hickory Ridge had damage to several city buildings. (WMC) - The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-3 tornado ripped through Jonesboro, Arkansas with winds up to 140 … August 25, 2020 at 9:47 AM CDT - Updated August 30 at 5:35 PM, Complete KFVS12, Heartland’s CW and Grit schedules, declared a state of emergency for Arkansas, Lake Charles bearing the brunt of the damage, First death of Hurricane Zeta reported in New Orleans, Hurricane Laura caused the Mississippi River to flow backwards. Police spotted a floating casino that came unmoored and hit a bridge. (KAIT) - The remnants of Laura took a toll … As of right now, we have identified seven tornadoes. Highway 91 in the Egypt area was also closed off to traffic due to downed trees and power lines, according to Jonesboro E-911 Director Jeff Presley. A Gray Media Group, Inc. Station - © 2002-2021 Gray Television, Inc. Assessing the damage of Thursday's storms. The National Weather Service had issued a tornado warning at 4:47 p.m. for Jonesboro, offering 13 to 14 minutes of lead time. Here is preliminary Tornado information for the Mid-South from TD Laura. JONESBORO, Ark. The tornado did major damage at the Mall at Turtle Creek and Jonesboro Municipal Airport. Since the tornado, millions of dollars in repairs have taken place inside the building with one store re-opening tomorrow. I’m just happy everyone is safe and accounted for and nobody got hurt. All 8 tornadoes so far from Laura in Arkansas have been in Region 8. It’s just a building. They took shelter in their bathroom as the possible tornado passed over their house. All rights reserved. A tornado struck Jonesboro, Arkansas, on Saturday afternoon, flattening buildings and overturning vehicles, CNN affiliate KAIT reported. On a Saturday in which an outbreak of severe weather was predicted for the Midwest, a violent tornado ripped through Jonesboro, Ark., causing extensive damage. He, his wife, and son live in the church’s parsonage. The family was able to walk away with no injuries. Several trees and power poles were downed by high winds, which also was the main worry of farmers. The twister slammed into Jonesboro, about two hours north of Little Rock, around 5 p.m., according to the National Weather Service, which tweeted a video of the storm as it intensified. A lot of destruction here at a neighborhood on County Road 964 in Brookland. Tornado warnings were issued just after 8 p.m. Wednesday night for these areas as the storm moved through. @Region8News #Arkansas #arkansasnews #HurricaneLaura pic.twitter.com/QzKi4OTBPn. The Latest on Laura: JONESBORO, Ark. A tornado ripped through Jonesboro on March 28, injuring 6 people. Highway 91 in the Egypt area was also closed off to traffic due to downed trees and power lines, according to Jonesboro E-911 Director Jeff Presley. Rice damage seems to be isolated to areas of heavy weed pressure and corners of fields. The tornado — which touched down just after 5 p.m. local time — caused significant damage to the Mall at Turtle Creek in Jonesboro. August 6-10, 2020 (pockets of heavy rain/heating up) August 11-14, 2020 (flooding rain/isolated severe storms) August 16-20, 2020 (becoming mild and dry) August 26-28, 2020 (wind damage/tornadoes/flooding with Laura) August 29-31, 2020 (very hot/severe storms/flooding rain) Other homes in the subdivision did sustain damage as well. The Refuge Baptist Church at 5002 Highway 18, Lake City was destroyed Thursday night by a possible tornado. A large tornado touched down in Jonesboro, Arkansas, on March 28, 2020, at around 5 p.m. local time. The family was able to walk away with no injuries. In the Goobertown community, several homes in the Pepper Tree subdivision were damaged by a possible tornado. Steve Hinkle said stage as it rolled through Jonesboro, Ark weakened slightly, but Pastor Hinkle... 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