Dramatic Footage Shows Tornado Ripping Through Jonesboro, Arkansas

A tornado ripped through Jonesboro, Arkansas, on Saturday, March 28, injuring at least 22 people and causing significant damage to homes, vehicles, businesses, and the municipal airport, authorities said.

This footage, filmed by Said Said, the owner of Triple S Phone & Computer Repair on Jonesboro’s South Caraway Road, shows the tornado causing damage as it swept through and damaging or destroying several businesses, including an insurance broker’s office, a dry cleaner, and a pawn shop. He said he was ready to begin closing his store on Saturday evening when the tornado hit.

At least 22 people sustained injuries, emergency officials said in a press conference,. Jonesboro Fire Chief Kevin Miller said on Sunday morning that the department had concluded search and rescue efforts and were focused on recovery work. Credit: Said Said via Storyful