Tornado Death Toll Rises And Another Causes More Damage
Officials in Arkansas are updating the death toll in that state from last night’s deadly tornado.
A total of 15 deaths are now confirmed. All of the victims lived in Pulaski, Faulkner and White counties. Eight of those who died were from the town of Vilonia.
The oldest tornado victim was 82 years old, the youngest was only eight.
There are new reports of severe tornado damage in southern Tennessee tonight near the Alabama border.
The hardest hit area appears to be in Lincoln County, just west of the Crystal Springs community.
Emergency crews are responding to several reports of people trapped by debris. South Lincoln Elementary school suffered significant damage.