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Damage along Liberty Hill Road (Source: Sheriff Mark Counts/Sharp Co.) Damage along Liberty Hill Road (Source: Sheriff Mark Counts/Sharp Co.)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

11:09 a.m. UPDATE:

National Weather Service reports trees down on two homes, as well as a barn blown down in the Mountain View area.

Roof damage reported on several other homes.

Highway 87 reportedly blocked by downed trees.


A wave of storms Wednesday morning damaged at least 9 homes and a church in parts of Region 8.

Sharp County Sheriff Mark Counts said the damage occurred along Liberty Hill Road in Highland.

It is still undetermined, but Meteorologist Justin Logan said the damage may have been caused by a “possible spin-up tornado.”

More strong to severe storms are possible through the afternoon.

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