Jonesboro E911 releases storm report - KAIT-Jonesboro, AR-News, weather, sports

Jonesboro E911 releases storm report

Posted: Updated:
ADVERTISEMENT
Bookmark and Share
(Source: Clay Jack) (Source: Clay Jack)
(Source: Tiffany Reed via Facebook) (Source: Tiffany Reed via Facebook)
Paragould sonic (Source: Dallas Esquivel via Twitter) Paragould sonic (Source: Dallas Esquivel via Twitter)
Train cars blown over south of Otwell. (Source: Taylor Deatheridge via Facebook) Train cars blown over south of Otwell. (Source: Taylor Deatheridge via Facebook)
  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Widespread storms roll through Region 8

    Widespread storms roll through Region 8

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 6:03 PM EDT2014-07-23 22:03:33 GMT
    A widespread area of severe thunderstorms packing heavy rain, dangerous lightning, and gusty winds are making their way through Region 8 this afternoon.

    For the latest on this afternoon's severe weather, watch Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan on Region 8 News at 5, 6 and 10:00.

    A widespread area of severe thunderstorms packing heavy rain, dangerous lightning, and gusty winds are making their way through Region 8 this afternoon.

    For the latest on this afternoon's severe weather, watch Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan on Region 8 News at 5, 6 and 10:00.

  • Only On 3

    4-year-old boy banned from local doughnut shop

    4-year-old boy banned from local doughnut shop

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 6:55 PM EDT2014-07-22 22:55:12 GMT
    Kids say the darndest things, but one local inquisitive 4-year-old boy asked a question that got him banned from a Monroe doughnut shop.
    Kids say the darndest things, but one local inquisitive 4-year-old boy asked a question that got him banned from a Monroe doughnut shop.
  • Women flee to roof to escape gunman

    Women flee to roof to escape gunman

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:37 PM EDT2014-07-23 19:37:43 GMT
    Michael FinleyMichael Finley
    Two Jonesboro women had to be rescued from the roof of their house after police say a man opened fire on them.
    Two Jonesboro women had to be rescued from the roof of their house after police say a man opened fire on them.

JONESBORO, AR  (KAIT) – Severe weather moved through the Region 8 viewing area Thursday bringing high winds, lots of lightning and rain.

Storms that moved through Izard, Fulton and Baxter Counties, along with Lawrence, Craighead, Greene, and Mississippi Counties knocked out power to thousands of people.

Here is a damage list, according to the Jonesboro E911 Center reports:

  • 45-Reported power lines/poles down
  • 34-Reported trees down
  • 30-Motor vehicle accidents reported (no injuries)
  • 1-Train derailment 
  • 2- Motor vehicle accidents with injuries.
  • 13-Welfare concern calls to check on citizens
  • 58-Jonesboro Fire dispatch calls
  • 14-County Fire dispatch calls
  • 25-EMS dispatch calls (ambulance request)
  • 1206-Telephone calls received

A back-up generator was used for the center for about three hours during the storm. The E911 system is functioning at 100% now, according to E911 Director Jeff Presley. 

To view outages, click on one of the following links:

Entergy: http://www.etrviewoutage.com/external/ar.aspx

NAEC Outage: http://www.outageviewer.com/

Craighead Electric: http://www.craigheadelectric.coop/content/outage-map-0

Stay with the Region 8 StormTEAM as we track the latest severe weather developments.

Copyright 2014 KAIT. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

472 Craighead Co. 766
Jonesboro, AR 72401
(870) 931-8888

FCC Public File
publicfile@kait8.com
(870) 336-1816
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KAIT. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.