Severe storms pummel South after 7 hurt in Arkansas tornado


Severe severe storms storms including including isolated isolated tornadoes tornadoes have have ripped ripped across across the the Deep Deep South South leaving leaving scattered scattered damage damage to to buildings buildings and and homes homes the the storm storm front front spanned spanned several several states states and and has has been been blamed blamed for for spinning spinning off off at at least least two two confirmed confirmed tornadoes tornadoes Wednesday Wednesday high high winds winds overturned overturned tractor tractor trailers trailers in in the the Weezy Weezy Anna Anna toppled toppled large large trees trees in in Mississippi Mississippi and and damage damage to to hotel hotel in in downtown downtown Nashville Nashville authorities authorities are are reporting reporting widespread widespread damage damage in in the the Jackson Jackson Tennessee Tennessee area area including including a a nursing nursing home home and and the the Madison Madison County County sheriff's sheriff's office office at at the the Mississippi Mississippi state state capitol capitol lawmakers lawmakers had had to to suspend suspend their their work work as as weather weather sirens sirens blared blared yesterday yesterday during during a a tornado tornado watch watch more more than than half half a a dozen dozen people people were were injured injured Wednesday Wednesday when when a a tornado tornado struck struck Springdale Springdale Arkansas Arkansas the the weather weather service service said said that that tornado tornado would would be be rated rated at at least least an an EF EF two two meaning meaning wind wind speeds speeds reached reached between between one one hundred hundred eleven eleven and and one one hundred hundred thirty thirty five five miles miles an an hour hour hi hi Jackie Jackie Quinn Quinn

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