(AP) — Forecasters say Southern states including Arkansas are preparing for the threat of severe weather including a tornadoes on Easter Sunday.

The wind and rain are part of a storm system centered on Mississippi and Alabama and that also includes the northern half of Louisiana.

In Arkansas, there’s a moderate risk of tornadoes and heavy hail in the southeast.

The risk is lower in the central and northwestern parts of the A tornado ripped through Jonesboro last month and hurt 22 people.

The twister hit a mall that likely would have been packed that day, but it was largely closed because of the coronavirus lockdown.

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