Tornado Emergency issued, large hail spotted after severe storms move across Oklahoma, Arkansas
The Tornado Emergency was issued by the National Weather Service in Little Rock just after 8 p.m. CT
A multiday severe weather outbreak kicked off Monday, bringing tornadoes and large hail to Oklahoma and Arkansas.
A Tornado Emergency was issued by the National Weather Service in Little Rock just after 8 p.m., noting it was a particularly dangerous situation. Officials say that the large and dangerous tornado was spotted at the Little Rock Air Force Base.
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The observation station at the Air Force base also reported the storm.
Officials reported damage to homes and trees blocking major highways in Faulkner County.
These storms not only produced tornadoes but upwards of baseball-size hail.
Multiple reports of golf ball-sized hail fell from storms that moved through Arkansas.
The threat of severe weather continues Tuesday. Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected to fire up late Tuesday afternoon and continue through Tuesday night across a broad area from the Southern and Central Plains to the Mississippi Valley.