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Strong Storms Possible In Region 8 This Afternoon and Tonight

Jonesboro (KAIT) - There is a chance of severe weather across Region 8 this afternoon and tonight ahead of a cold front. 

At 4:00 PM Saturday, Central and Southern Arkansas was under a tornado watch.  That means conditions are favorable for tornadoes to develop.  The Storm Prediction Center has all of Region 8 under a moderate risk of severe weather with strong winds, hail, and tornadoes possible.

Strong storms can form in a matter of minutes, so stay tuned to KAIT TV or www.kait8.com for the latest weather information.  Be sure to view the Region 8 Interactive Radar any time before you head out the door.

 

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    (Source: Craighead Electric Cooperative Facebook Page)(Source: Craighead Electric Cooperative Facebook Page)

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    (Source: Bill Campbell)(Source: Bill Campbell)

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