Severe weather in Region 8

Jonesboro, AR (KAIT) - Severe weather is moving across Region 8 and is expected to continue through the overnight hours.

North central and central Arkansas is under a tornado watch until 10:00pm.  South central Missouri is under a thunderstorm watch until 10:00pm.  A group of thunderstorms are making their way northeast towards Region 8.  These storms have produced hail and doppler indicated tornado warnings.

There was a line of thunderstorms in Lawrence, Randolph, and Sharp Counties and another group stretching back into Howell County.

Now is a good time to review your family's storm safety plan.  If your home is in the line of severe weather, find the safest room in your home and stay there.  Keep it on KAIT or local radio for the latest weather updates.

The Region 8 Storm Team is tracking this developing weather situation and will have instant updates on KAIT. Track the weather on your computer with the Region 8 Storm Team's Interactive Radar or on on your cell phone.

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