MAY 30, 2004 - Posted at 8:44 a.m. CDT
MARKED TREE - Severe weather has been a factor throughout much of Region 8 since this afternoon, but it now appears that the most severe threat may be in Poinsett County.
K8 News has at least two unconfirmed reports of a tornado on the ground in the Marked Tree area as of this posting. Tornado warning sirens were sounded in Marked Tree, Lepanto and Trumann at approximately 8:30 p.m.
Poinsett County was placed under tornado warnings on two separate occasions.