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Thu May 30, 2013
9 Hurt In Arkansas Storm; Widespread Panic Delayed
At least nine people were injured when storms hit western Arkansas, including seven people hurt when tornadoes struck in Clark and Montgomery counties.
State emergency officials attributed seven injuries Thursday to tornadoes and two to a lightning strike. State emergency spokesman Tommy Jackson said four people were hurt near Oden in Montgomery County and three were hurt in Clark County. Damage was reported to homes, trees and power lines.
Two adults suffered serious injuries near Rogers in a lightning strike, according to Jackson.
In Garland County, damage to trees and property was reported at Royal.
The bad weather led organizers to delay Thursday's start of the outdoor Wakarusa Music Festival north of Ozark. Widespread Panic and The Black Crowes are among artists scheduled to perform.