Tornadoes, storms hit parts of Louisiana, Arkansas

Emergency Management Alert, November 3, 2009

Violent thunderstorms and tornadoes hit Northwestern Louisiana and neighboring Arkansas Thursday, reports the local CBS affiliate.

At least three funnels touched down in Louisiana, causing one death. More than 30 homes were damaged in Haughton, LA, and Little Rock, AK, received about a month's worth of rain—five inches—in one day. Thousands were also left without power through the night.

About 20 people were rescued from floods, reports CBS.

Source: CBS News.

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