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BE PREPARED: Strong, severe storms possible in Region 8

Published: Oct. 23, 2021 at 11:31 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 23, 2021 at 9:26 PM CDT
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JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - Region 8 saw several strong storms on Saturday, causing damage in parts but the Region 8 StormTEAM is tracking another severe weather threat on Sunday.

Meteorologist Aaron Castleberry states the chance remains for late Sunday into Monday morning.

Be weather aware this Sunday night into Monday morning.
Be weather aware this Sunday night into Monday morning.(KAIT)

High winds, heavy rain, vivid lightning, hail, and even tornadoes are possible in some areas.

While most of the threat may stay northwest of our region, Chief Meteorologist Ryan Vaughan urges everyone to remain on guard until the cold front passes Monday.

Saturday’s Storms

On Saturday, a severe thunderstorm moved through parts of Baxter, Fulton, and Izard Counties.

As the severe warned storm moved through the Mountain Home area, it left quarter-sized hail and damage to a building.

As the severe warned storm moved through the Mountain Home area, it left quarter-sized hail and...
As the severe warned storm moved through the Mountain Home area, it left quarter-sized hail and damage to a building.(Holly Sullivan)

One of the best ways to be aware of the weather is to follow the Region 8 StormTEAM:

- Watch the latest forecasts on KAIT-TV at 4:30-7 a.m., Midday at 11 a.m., News at 5, 6, and 10 p.m. on KAIT-ABC & KAIT-NBC. Newscasts are available over the air, on cable & satellite where available, on kait8.com, on the Region 8 News mobile app for smartphones and tablets (to install or update the news app search KAIT in your mobile marketplace).

- OTT watch Region 8 News from any device by downloading the Region 8 News app, the Region 8 Weather app, the Region 8 News Roku channel, or on the Region 8 News on Amazon Firestick.

- Follow the Region 8 StormTEAM on social media:

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