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Storms move through area, no damage reported in Mississippi Co.

Published: Oct. 14, 2021 at 11:54 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 15, 2021 at 5:57 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - A storm system Friday afternoon brought severe weather to Northeast Arkansas and triggering a tornado warning.

The National Weather Service issued the warning around 5 p.m. for Mississippi County.

The storm moved into the area south of Osceola, near Sans Souci Landing, soon after.

Mississippi County Judge John Alan Nelson said he has not received any reports of damage due to the storm.

Shortly before 12:30 p.m. Friday, the NWS issued a severe thunderstorm watch for much of Northeast Arkansas and the Bootheel until 8 p.m.

By 5:50 p.m. Friday, a large chunk of the watch area was allowed to expire except for Crittenden County.

Once the storms pass, Meteorologist Zach Holder said the temperatures will drop significantly.

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