Weather Alert

Nine Counties Had Tornado Warnings Issued Last Night

(Fredericktown) Nine of our counties in the Regional Radio listening area had tornado warnings issued last night and seven of those counties had multiple tornado warnings within about a three hour period.

Madison and Iron in Missouri and Randolph County Illinois had five warnings each.

St. Francois County had four tornado warnings issued, Ste. Genevieve and Reynolds County had three warnings, Perry County had two and Washington and Crawford County had one tornado warning issued last night.

The first tornado warning was issued at 7:09 southeastern Crawford, northwestern Iron and southern Washington counties.

The final tornado warning in our listening area lasted until close to midnight.

The entire area received the all-clear at 10 o’clock.

Unfortunately, areas like Coffman, Fredericktown, Junction City, St. Mary and Chester, Illinois all reportedly received major damage.

The National Weather Service will be surveying damage today to determine if some of these storms produced tornadoes.

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