Severe thunderstorm watches issued for Region 8

Severe thunderstorm watches issued for Region 8

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for most of Region 8 until 7:00 Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service.

The line of thunderstorms spans from southeast Missouri to central Arkansas and is moving east.

The storms have already knocked out power to parts of Arkansas near White County.

The main threats with the storm are high winds, hail and heavy lightning. The risk for tornadoes is low, according to the NWS.

To track the storms with our interactive radar, click here.

Power outages reported to Entergy can be found here. Outages with Craighead Electric can be found here.

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