We are receiving a lot of reports of damage in Mayflower. There is a gas line break in the area of River Plantation. Emergency crews have evacuated neighborhoods because of the gas line break. People are waiting to get to their homes to check on their families.
According to the National Weather Service in Little Rock, Faulkner County is reporting badly damaged homes south of Mayflower.
Emergency crews are urging people to stay clear of Mayflower. I-40 is completely shut down at this time due to a number of 18-wheelers reportedly overturned near the southern end of Lake Conway.
A command center is being set up at Mayflower City Hall. The problem right now is getting there because road blocks are every where.
NWS also received a report that Game and Fish Headquarters, East of Mayflower, has been destroyed.
State Police have multiple houses damaged on Highway 10, west of Little Rock. Houses at Saltillo in Faulkner County also reportedly destroyed.
According to Entergy Arkansas, 11,000 customers are without power as of 9:25pm.
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