Updated Arkansas Storm Report for December 31, 2010

North Little Rock – The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management (ADEM) is monitoring the severe weather activity that has occurred on December 31, 2010. At this time the State Emergency Operations Center (SEOC) is operational at a level II. Benton, Fulton, Madison and Washington counties are reporting damage.

As of 1:00 p.m. there are a total three fatalities and eight injuries. There are 29 homes damaged and 6 businesses.

Breakout by county:

Benton County

Benton County Emergency Management has reported five injured. Damage estimates are 13 homes and 5 businesses. The airport has re-opened.

Fulton County

Fulton County Emergency Management has reported damage to the Jim Hinkle Fish Hatchery on the Spring River. They have also reported some minor home damage. There are no reported injuries at this time.

Madison County

Madison County Emergency Management has reported two unoccupied mobile homes damaged and trees down around Clifty.

Washington County

Washington County Emergency Management has received reports of three fatalities and three injuries in the Cincinnati area. There are an estimated 14 homes and one business with damages.

A feeding center has been set up at the United Methodist Church in Cincinnati on Hwy 59.