NWS Preliminary Damage Report: 100 mph straight-line winds hit St. Francis County

NWS Preliminary Damage Report: 100 mph straight-line winds hit St. Francis County
(Source: Raycom Media)

ST. FRANCIS COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - According to a preliminary survey from the National Weather Service, the damage from Saturday night's storm in St. Francis County was caused by straight-line winds with estimated wind speeds in excess of 100 mph.

The storms also destroyed the Delta Regional Airport in Colt, plus damaged businesses in the Forrest City area.

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