"It's been dry and hot for a long time, so I didn't imagine this would happen," says Oscar Blass.
The storm left a calling card for Northwest Arkansas residents Oscar Blass and Robert Krule.
"All the sudden the windows went white and the trees started bending in half and then we heard a big bang. Then I ran out in front and saw this big tree fall over," says Robert Krule.
But the crash could have been a lot worse.
"It was five feet away from my car," says Krule.
And if it took another direction, this tree trunk could have charged right into their house.
"We were really happy no one got hurt and there were no gas leaks or anything," says Krule.
Because with all the construction along Garland this timber was one of the only trees left in Oscar Blass' yard.
"It was one of the last nice trees left, they've been doing a lot of construction and they only left me couple trees and I'm sort of sad to see this one go," says Blass.
Even though this storm left some damage behind, the water was a welcome change.
"We need the rain pretty bad. The grass is all dead on the way to work the grass is dead all over the place, but I just wish my tree was still up," says Blass.