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Friday, April 30, 2010

CSW BREAKING: Tornado in Metro Little Rock AR


A
tornado has struck the southern and eastern parts of Little Rock AR. tonight.


The tornado first touched down around 8:15 p.m. about 15 miles south of downtown Little Rock and has moved to near the Arkansas River near I-440-I-40.

Damage was reported on 145th Street northwest of Wrightsville and another location on Sardis Road and people were trapped in tornado-wrecked mobile homes near the community of East End- south of Little Rock- according to live coverage on KARK4 TV.

Around 10:30 p.m.- another tornado was reported on the ground in East End..


Other tornadoes have been reported in counties and communities west and northwest of Little Rock as the tornado outbreak continued late Friday night.

"Three fatalities" were reported by KARK4 just after 9 p.m. in the "community of Scotland" northwest of Little Rock- with at least "25" serious and general other injuries and damage confirmed.

That was the same tornado that struck near the town of Cleveland AR.

Damage from tornadoes has also been reported in southeastern Missouri- but as of yet- no reports of injuries.

Tornadoes have also been reported today in Wisconsin and Illinois.

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