Remnants of Hurricane Laura Spawn Arkansas Tornadoes

Remnants of Hurricane Laura Spawn Arkansas Tornadoes

Updated 8/28/20: FEMA issued a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration for areas in Louisiana affected by Hurricane Laura from August 22-27, 2020.

Louisiana Hurricane Laura (DR-4559)

Updated 8/28/20: FOX News published a report detailing tornadic activity spawned by the remnants of Hurricane Laura that impacted portions of Arkansas.

Arkansas church damaged in tornado spun off from Hurricane Laura

Additional Resource:

The Weather Channel (Tropical Depression Laura Moving Through the Mid-South With Gusty Winds, Flooding After Category 4 Landfall)

Approximate locations sustaining possible structural damage:

Arkansas
– Egypt (Craighead County, 72427)
– Forrest City (Craighead County, 72335, 72336)
*Tornado (reported)
– Goobertown (Craighead County, 72417)
*Wind damage
– Jonesboro (Craighead County, 72401, 72402, 72403, 72404, 72405)
*Tornado (reported)
-Lake City (Craighead County, 72437)
*Tornado (reported)
– Little Rock (Pulaski County, 72201, 72202, 72203, 72204, 72205, 72206, 72207, 72209, 72210, 72211, 72212, 72214, 72215, 72216, 72217, 72219, 72221, 72222, 72223, 72225, 72227, 72231, 72255, 72260, 72295)
*Wind damage
– Paragould (Greene County, 72450, 72451)
– Possum Grape (Jackson County, 72020)
*Wind damage
– Redfield (Jefferson County, 72132)
*Wind damage
– Sedgwick (Lawrence County, 72465)
*Wind damage
– Walcott (Greene County, 72474)
*Tornado (reported)