VAN BUREN, AR - The National Weather Service says a small tornado has damaged eight to ten homes in a rural area of Crawford County, northwest of Van Buren. The tornado touched down late yesterday morning as a severe thunderstorm moved through the area.
Windows were blown out of several homes and the roof of a mobile home was destroyed. In addition, trees were uprooted and power lines were downed.
Power outages were reported in Van Buren, Alma and Fort Smith. Only minor injuries were reported.