Buildings Damaged After Storm Hits Walnut Ridge, Arkansas

Residents of Walnut Ridge, Arkansas, woke up to significant damage and power outages on May 4 after severe thunderstorms hit the area, according to reports from the scene.

Drone footage filmed by Perry Hutton shows damage to buildings, trees, and power lines in Walnut Ridge. The severe weather knocked out power to thousands of people, according to local media reports.

The City of Walnut Ridge, citing the National Weather Service, said the damage was due to “straight line winds in excess of 110 mph.” There were no major injuries reported by the morning of May 4, the city said. Credit: Perry Hutton via Storyful