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Trees, power lines downed as storms move through

(Source: Paragould Police Department) (Source: Paragould Police Department)
JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

Storms moving through Region 8 Saturday night had strong winds that damaged trees and power lines.

This is the damage we have confirmed so far:

Greene County:

  • Power poles damaged and lines hanging down on East Kingshighway near the Paragould Animal Clinic. The highway is impassable for tractor trailers right now. 
  • A downed tree is blocking West Thompson Street between South 9th and Street and South 10th Street.

Craighead County:

  • Power poles and lines reported down on County Road 754.
  • There is a tree blocking the road on County Road 745 and County Road 760 in Brookland.
  • Power lines are reported down on Highway 351.
  • The stop light at School Street and Highway 49 in Brookland is out.

Please use caution while driving in the storm. If you come to an area with water over the road, do not try to drive through it. 

Region 8 News will have more information as details emerge. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook for up to the minute updates.

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