The National Weather Service says a tornado tore through Jonesboro, Arkansas Saturday around 5 PM, flattening buildings and overturning vehicles.
There have not been any immediately reported injuries due to the storm, but citizens of the town are claiming the exterior of the mall has places of broken walls, commercial buildings knocked down and debris scattered throughout parking lots and roads.
Tornado hit the mall in Jonesboro pic.twitter.com/xaC5tMCXuN
— Quentin Winstine (@QWphoto) March 28, 2020
The National Weather Service shared the following video as it picked up momentum through Jonesboro:
5:20 PM-Here is a look at the tornado that intensified and moved through Jonesboro, AR this evening around 5 PM. @NWSMemphis continues to monitor this storm as it moves northeast, very dangerous! #arwx pic.twitter.com/3OXFEszbuq
— NWS Little Rock (@NWSLittleRock) March 28, 2020