(NBC News) Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair were hustled away from an Arkansas high school graduation ceremony Thursday after severe winds began breaking windows.
A strong storm system sent powerful winds sweeping through Arkansas and Oklahoma, downing trees, toppling a semi-truck on the highway and leaving almost 200,000 customers without power.
Former Presidents Bill Clinton, second from left, George W. Bush, right, and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, second from right, on stage at a graduation ceremony Thursday for the Presidential Leadership Scholars graduation Central High School in Little Rock, Ark. AP
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It wasn't known where Bush, Clinton and Blair were taken as sirens started sounding at a graduation ceremony at Central High School in Little Rock for the Presidential Leadership Scholars.