Nasty Storms Leave 6 Dead

By: Jim Loznicka Email
By: Jim Loznicka Email

A large tornado in Tushka, Oklahoma on Thursday night killed at least two people and left dozens injured, according to the NBC affiliate there. Tushka is about 125 miles south of the Tulsa area. The storm hit about 7pm Thursday night.

Overnight in Arkansas, severe weather is blamed for four deaths. Two happened near Hot Springs, another near Little Rock, and a fourth in the tiny town of Bald Knob. The NBC affiliate in Little Rock says that a 6 year old died in that Bald Knob storm after a tree fell on his house. In the Hot Springs area, a man died when a tree crushed him in his RV.

More severe storms are in the forecast across the south today, so make sure to stay tuned to News Channel 7 during the afternoon and stay weather alert!

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