7 hurt in Arkansas tornado as storms move into Deep South

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Severe storms that included at least two confirmed tornadoes injured several people, damaged homes and businesses and downed power lines in Mississippi and Tennessee. That’s after they spread damage in Arkansas, Missouri and Texas overnight before moving to the Deep South. No deaths were immediately reported from the storms Wednesday.

Madison County Emergency Management Director Jason Moore said widespread significant damage was reported in Jackson, Tennessee, including to a major hospital, a nearby nursing home and sheriff’s office.

The roof collapsed on a warehouse after it was evacuated in Southaven, Mississippi, near Memphis. A tornado that struck Springdale, Arkansas, and the adjoining town of Johnson about 4 a.m. injured seven people, two critically.

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3/30/2022 7:56:51 PM (GMT -5:00)

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