Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Tornado warning issued for southwest Arkansas

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for two counties in southwest Arkansas.

Forecasters say a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was detected near Tollette, or about 9 miles southeast of Mineral Springs. Forecasters say the storm is moving northeast at 35 mph.

The warning is in effect until 2 p.m. Tuesday for Hempstead and Howard counties.