Potential tornadoes in Arkansas forecast for Easter Sunday


LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Forecasters say Southern states including Arkansas are preparing for the threat of severe weather including a tornadoes on Easter Sunday. The wind and rain are part of a storm system centered on Mississippi and Alabama and that also includes the northern half of Louisiana. In Arkansas, there’s a moderate risk of tornadoes and heavy hail in the southeast. The risk is lower in the central and northwestern parts of the A tornado ripped through Jonesboro last month and hurt 22 people. The twister hit a mall that likely would have been packed that day, but it was largely closed because of the coronavirus lockdown.