Storms Rock West Jonesboro

JONESBORO, AR - One of Jonesboro's older business and residential neighborhoods was rocked by a mid-day storm early this afternoon.

Structural damage and downed trees and power lines have been reported in the area in and along Gee Street in west Jonesboro.  Sources at the scene report damage to the old JAC's building at Gee and Matthews Avenue.  Similar damage is also reported on Monroe Avenue, Hester Street and Puryear Street.

The storm apparently blew through the area around 12:30 p.m.

Region 8 News has crews at the scene and will have more information as it becomes available.