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Heavy Rainfall in South Texas and Hawaii; Below Average Temperatures for Much of the East

Heavy rainfall is expected in extreme southern Texas and parts of the Hawaiian Islands into Monday. Flash-flood watches are effect for both areas. Temperatures from the Great Lakes to the southern Plains and through much of the eastern U.S. are expected to be below to well below average. Air stagnation concerns are likely across interior portions of the Northwest through Monday. Read More >

Overview
A storm survey was conducted for damage that occurred in Dierks, AR, as well as other locations, due to severe thunderstorms that moved through that area. The survey team concluded that an EF1 tornado occurred in Dierks. Below are photos of some of the storm damage that was sent to the National Weather Service in Shreveport by local residents.
 
Photos
This image was sent to the National Weather Service from Ramona H. of what appears to be a tornado near Dierks. This photo was taken shortly before 8:30pm
 
 
A laundromat was destroyed in Dierks. This photo was submitted to the National Weather Service by the Howard County Emergency Manager.
 
Another photo of a laundromat that was destroyed in Dierks. Notice debris that has been caught up in the nearby power lines. Photo submitted by Adam S.
 
Portions of a storage facility were destroyed in Dierks. Photo submitted by Adam S..