Little Rock, Arkansas Hit by ‘Large, Dangerous’ Tornado

The National Weather Service (NWS) office in Little Rock, Arkansas has declared a tornado emergency on April 11 for a confirmed large and destructive tornado.

NWS said in its latest update to the tornado emergency that an observer reported the tornado at the Little Rock air force base.

“Emergency remains in effect for the air base and for Jacksonville! This is a particularly dangerous situation! Remain in your shelter!” NWS said.

NWS said that the tornado was located near Olmstead moving east at 35 miles per hour.

Olmstead is 15 miles north of downtown Little Rock.

NWS also issued more than two dozen hail reports and severe thunderstorm warnings for parts of Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee.

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