One dead, officials and residents assessing the damage from storms

One dead, officials and residents assessing the damage from storms
A photo of storm damage Saturday in the Hilltop area of Jonesboro. (Source: jtaber2)
A photo of storm damage Saturday in the Hilltop area of Jonesboro. (Source: jtaber2)
Possible tornado on I-55 (Source: Brandon Copic via Twitter)
Possible tornado on I-55 (Source: Brandon Copic via Twitter)
South Madison & Mallory Ct, in Jonesboro (Source: Police Chief Rick Elliott)
South Madison & Mallory Ct, in Jonesboro (Source: Police Chief Rick Elliott)

(KAIT) - Residents and officials are assessing the damage left by storms that ripped through Region 8 on Saturday.

CRAIGHEAD CO: 

  • Power poles down along U.S. 49 in Jonesboro
  • Minor damage on the A-State campus. Parking gates are down.
  • Trees blocking Highway 351 at CR 7649 north of Jonesboro
  • Police and power crews on in the 9000-block of Highway 135 south due to a report of a tree on a shop building and power lines that are down.
  • Power lines down on Hwy 135 and HWY 158.
  • Power lines and poles down on HWY 91 in the Egypt area.
  • A Tree fell onto a home on Highway 91. The person inside was able to get out of the home without injuries.
  • Flooding reported on East Nettleton, east of Caraway Road.
  • A portable garage was blown into a house in Caraway.
  • Power lines were reported down on HWY 135 near Black Oak.
  • S. Madison at Mallory Ct. is closed due to a tree that is on a power/telephone line.
CLAY CO:
  • A mobile home was blown away on Highway 90 east of Highway 135. One person was confirmed dead from that area.
  • Home south of McDougal on HWY 141 was also badly damaged.
  • Sheriff Terry Miller reports damage across Northeastern Clay County.
POINSETT CO:
  • Trees and power lines down in the Trumann area.
MISSISSIPPI CO:
  • Damage reported to the First Baptist Church in Keiser
  • Power lines and trees down in Keiser
  • No injuries reported in Keiser
  • Awning and gas pump damaged at gas station
  • Families displaced from an apartment complex that was damaged. The Red Cross has been called to help.
  • One injury confirmed by the Mississippi Co. Sheriff's Office in Osceola
  • Roadway Inn hotel in Osceola has roof damage
  • Osceola officials report numerous roads are flooded in town

GREENE CO:

  • A report of a roof was blown off of a barn on HWY 168 in the Lorado area.

SHARP CO:

  • Flash flooding was reported throughout the county, especially in the Ash Flat area.

LAWRENCE CO:

  • A roof was blown off of a mobile home on Lawrence County Road 511


Flash flooding is also causing problems around Region 8.

CRAIGHEAD CO:

  • Highway 230 in Craighead County is closed

JACKSON CO:

  • Highway 37 in Jackson County
  • Highway 224 in Jackson County
  • Highway 226, south of Swifton in Jackson County
POINSETT CO:
  • The underpass at Gayosa and Railroad in Marked Tree is closed
  • Division Street in Marked Tree is flooded
  • Elm Street in Marked Tree is flooded
  • Industrial Street at Sam Anderson Street in Marked Tree is flooded
  • Pecan Street at Owens Street in Marked Tree is flooded

WHITE CO:

  • Highway 31 in White County
  • Highway 13 in White County

RANDOLPH CO:

  • Highway 166 in Randolph County
  • Valley Chapel Road
  • Ruby Trail
  • Highway 155 and Acree Road
  • Engelburg Road at the Fourche River
  • Roads in Pocahontas that are underwater include: Pyburn Extended, Dalton Street, Valley Street, and Drew Street.

MISSISSIPPI CO:

  • Highway 312 in Mississippi County

CROSS CO:

  • Highway 364 in Cross County has been closed due to high water
SHARP CO:
  • Martin Creek Road and Dairy Bar Road are impassable

LAWRENCE CO:

  • Highway 117 in the Jesup area is closed

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