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Storms bring power outages to parts of Region 8

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JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) -

As storms push into Region 8, Entergy is reporting power outages.

Currently the outages are sporadic with only a few customers without electricity.

However, those numbers are expected to increase as straight-line winds move across the area.

To report an outage to Entergy, call 1-800-9OUTAGE (1-800-968-8243).

Many parts of Region 8 is under a tornado watch until 9 p.m. A watch means that conditions are favorable for a tornado to form.

The counties included in this watch are Craighead, Crittenden, Cross, Mississippi and Poinsett Counties. 

Many parts of the area are also under a severe thunderstorm warning.

We will interrupt afternoon programming on both ABC and NBC if a tornado warning is issued in Region 8.

Stay tuned on air and online for the latest information on the storms.

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