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less than an hour ago weather.com Severe damage is seen on the east side of Jonesboro, Arkansas, on Saturday, March 28, 2020. (Facebook/Guy Riggins) A large tornado struck Jonesboro, Arkansas, Saturday evening. Severe damage was reported to structures and vehicles on the city’s east side. More tornadoes were expected Saturday night in parts of the Midwest. A severe weather outbreak was underway Saturday evening as at least one violent tornado struck northeastern Arkansas. A large tornado was captured on a highway camera moving into the east side of Jonesboro, Arkansas, during a live broadcast on The Weather Channel Saturday evening. The footage showed debris being lofted into the air, and minutes later, KAIT-TV reported search and rescue operations were underway and vehicles were overturned in the area of the Mall at Turtle Creek. The National Weather Service said there were hangars damaged at Jonesboro Municipal Airport, located just northeast of the mall. It wasn’t immediately clear if there were injuries. Before the supercell reached Jonesboro, a confirmed tornado struck near the town of Amagon, some 30 miles to the southwest. This is a developing story; please check back frequently for updates. The Weather Company’s primary journalistic mission is to report on breaking weather news, the environment and the importance of science to our lives. This story does not necessarily represent the position of our parent company, IBM. The Weather Company’s primary journalistic mission is to report on breaking weather news, the environment and the importance of science to our lives. This story does not necessarily represent the position of our parent company, IBM. Most Popular