Central Arkansas faces downed trees, power outages after Saturday morning storm

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Thousands of people were without power across the southern and central counties in the state.

Several large trees fell on power lines throughout Little Rock.

One large tree fell on a line at 17th and Gaines near the Governor’s Mansion. Another tree narrowly missed a home near the intersection of Charles Bussey and Maple Street.

In addition to the power equipment, several vehicles received damage from falling limbs.

At 2:00 a.m. on Saturday, PowerOutage.US reported over 34,000 outages through central and southern portions of the state. By noon outages were just over 13,000.

Saline and Grant County showed the largest amount of outages.

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