Strong thunderstorms entering Region 8

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – The Region 8 Storm Team is tracking a strong line of thunderstorms that is starting to come into parts of the Region 8 area.

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Greene, Clay Independence, Jackson, White, and Woodruff Counties in Region 8. This storm is capable of producing quarter size hail, and damaging winds in excess of 60mph.

Also a Tornado Watch has been issued for the following counties in Missouri; New Madrid, Butler and Ripley Counties.

The National Weather Service has also issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for all of Region 8, which is set to expire around 8 p.m. Wednesday night.

The Region 8 Storm Team is tracking these storms and you can as well by clicking on our Interactive Radar on the weather page at

Updates are always on at, and on Region 8 News at 5, 6, and 10.

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