Arkansas tornado alerts sent to wrong residents

Posted: February 20, 2013 at 3:55 a.m.

Thousands of people across Arkansas received text messages on their cell phones Monday evening, warning them to seek immediate shelter from a tornado in their area. There was only one actual tornado warning, though, and it was just in the southwest corner of the state.

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