Tornado touches down in Arkansas 

Tornado touches down in Arkansas 
A tornado tore through Jonesboro, Arkansas, on Saturday. (National Weather Service Little Rock/National Weather Service Little Rock)

JONESBORO, Ark. — A tornado tore through Jonesboro, Arkansas, causing damages through the area Saturday afternoon.

Several vehicles are damaged and overturned, according to officials.

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Jonesboro E-911 Director Jeff Presley told KAIT the Mall at Turtle Creek received damage and authorities were doing search and rescue in the area.

The Craighead area also took a hard hit, reporting that an electric substation went out due to the storm.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.