Storms leave flooded roads around Arkansas; tornadoes confirmed in part of state

2 more days of rain on way this week, forecasters say

Posted: February 26, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

This photograph taken by the National Weather Service's Memphis office shows tornado damage in the Keiser area.

Highways across Arkansas remained flooded Sunday as the National Weather Service reported the state is expected to see another two rounds of rainfall later this week.

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The National Weather Service said a pair of tornadoes touched down in northeast Arkansas on Saturday, killing one person and causing significant damage.

The agency said an EF-1 tornado had winds up to 90 mph when it touched down southwest of Keiser, where it "damaged many homes and buildings."

That tornado then traveled northeast, crossing Interstate 55 and causing one minor injury near Osceola.

An EF-2 tornado with winds up to 115 mph, meanwhile, touched down near Knobel and continued into Missouri, the weather service said. One person was killed near Knobel when the trailer home he was in was blown into a pond.

Geese float across a flooded portion of Redmond Road near Dupree Park in Jacksonville on Sunday. Dupree Park was almost completely covered with water ...

Jeremy George hits a golf ball into the flooded driving range at Golf World on Sunday in Little Rock. “Golfers are usually taught to avoid the water,”...

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