Intermittent storms expected to continue overnight

Tuesday, March 24, 2009
This National Weather Service radar graphic showed a line of severe storms approaching the area at 5:20 p.m.

PADACUH, Ky. — Eight Southeast Missouri counties remain under a severe thunderstorm watch until 9 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.
The watch was issued at 3:15 p.m.
By 6:50 p.m., the weather service issued a statement that the storms would continue intermittently overnight.

Counties in the watch area include Butler, Cape Girardeau, Bollinger, Mississippi, New Madrid, Perry, Scott and Stoddard.
The area remains under a high wind advisory until 10 p.m., with wind gusts of up to 45 miles per hour possible.

Go to our weather page for more details. We'll update with any watches and warnings issued for the Southeast Missouri and extreme Southern Illinois area.

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