A line of violent thunderstorms will continue to drop down from southeastern Kansas and into eastern Oklahoma and Arkansas Wednesday afternoon.
The thunderstorms will then expand to the south and west, racing into central Oklahoma and northeastern and north-central Texas through Wednesday evening.
Cities in the path of the severe weather include Little Rock, Fort Smith and Texarkana, Arkansas; Oklahoma City, Tulsa and McAlester, Oklahoma; and Dallas, Tyler and Wichita Falls, Texas.
UPDATES: (All times listed in Central time)
3:35 p.m. CDT Wednesday: In Henderson, Tennessee, heavy rain has caused flooding promoting road closures due to roads become impassable, reports emergency management.
3:30 p.m. CDT Wednesday:Wind gusts of 66 mph and downed trees at Fort Smith Regional Airport, Arkansas, reports emergency management.
3:24 p.m. CDT Wednesday:
Downed tree at @UArkansas Sigma Chi House. #arwx pic.twitter.com/PmkNNfYbiU— Tevin Wooten (@TevinWooten) July 23, 2014