Severe Weather Event of April 30th, 2010 in SW Arkansas

A storm survey will be conducted today for damage that occurred Friday evening in Dierks Arkansas, as well as other locations, due to severe thunderstorms that moved through that area. Results of that storm survey are expected to be released this evening. Below are photos of some of the storm damage that was sent to the National Weather Service in Shreveport by local residents.



Severe Weather Event of April 30th, 2010 in SW Arkansas
This image was sent to the National Weather Service from Ramona H. of what appears to be a tornado near the community of Dierks. This photo was taken shortly before 8:30 pm.

Severe Weather Event of April 30th, 2010 in SW Arkansas
A laundromat was destroyed in the community of Dierks. This photo was submitted to the National Weather Service by the Howard County Emergency Manager.

Severe Weather Event of April 30th, 2010 in SW Arkansas
Another photo of a laundromat that was destroyed in the community of Dierks. Notice debris that has been caught up in the nearby powerlines. This photo was submitted to the National Weather Service from Adam S.

Severe Weather Event of April 30th, 2010 in SW Arkansas
Portions of a storage facility were destroyed in the community of Dierks by storms on Friday, April 30th. This photo was submitted to the National Weather Service from Adam S.

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