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Tornado Emergency Issued in Little Rock

A tornado emergency was issued for the Little Rock area as a severe weather system threatened the southeastern United States on Friday, March 31.

Video posted to Twitter by Cari Reeves shows a funnel cloud looming on Friday afternoon.

According to the NWS, the damaging storm moving through the area had the potential to drop quarter-sized hail. Credit: Cari Reeves via Storyful

Video transcript

- West Arkansas.

- I know.

- And this far away, man, you see stuff--

[SIRENS SOUNDING]

- It's a good thing that we're seeing so much debris, right?

- Yeah.

- You see that tornado, right there?

- Yeah, I seen it.

- You should be home by now.

- Oh my god.

- That is crazy.

- Justin, look.

- It's starting to pick up, just started rolling.

[WIND RUMBLING]

- Oh my God.

Oh my God, I hope everybody's OK.

[SIRENS SOUNDING]

- West Arkansas.

- I know.

- And this far away, man, you see stuff--

[SIRENS SOUNDING]

- It's a good thing that we're not seeing so much debris, right?

- Yeah.

- See that tornado?

- Yeah, I seen it.

- You should be home by now.

- Oh my God.

- That is crazy.

- Justin, look.

- It's starting to pick up, just started rolling.

[SIRENS SOUNDING]

- Oh my God. Oh my God, I hope everybody's OK.

[SIRENS SOUNDING]