Trees toppled in Thursday AM storms

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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Trees have been toppled in the Little Rock area and in other locations around the state by morning storms.

On Point O Woods Dr. on the city’s west side near Boyle Park, a large pine tree fell on a home. No injuries were reported.

We’ve also received a report of a tree falling next to a home on Cantrell Rd. but there’s no word yet on any damage to the house.

Storm reports from the National Weather Service note fallen trees and power lines in an area near Fair Park Blvd. and S. 18th Street. The time of the report is just after 8:30. “Another report of a tree down at the intersection of Colonel Glenn and Shackleford. Tree limbs are also on the roadway at Pine Valley & West Road. Please use caution in these areas. The Street Department is working to resolve these issues,” the Little Rock Police Department reported via Twitter.

Minutes earlier trees were reported down 1 mile south of Lake Maumelle in Pulaski County and also near Paron in Saline County.

A report from Saline County notes large trees down 10 miles west of Benton and also reports of hail that cracked windshields.

In Van Buren County around 7 a.m. power lines and trees were reported down in Clinton.

In Pope County, trees and power lines were reported downed around 6:30 a.m. in Russellville and Pottsville.

In Marion County some of the worst storm damage has been reported in the Yellville area around 4:30 a.m. One home was destroyed about 11 miles south of Yellville and left a man trapped inside for about 45 minutes. Two other people were reported trapped in homes in the area.

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