ST LOUIS (LALATE) – A Missouri tornado warning today 2013 remains in place for Blandville and sections of multiple counties across the southeast. The National Weather Services has been issuing multiple tornado warnings for Missouri this Halloween night. The latest was given just moments ago.
Just after 8:16 PM CDT on October 31, 2013, the National Weather issued a tornado warning for “north central Carlisle and south central Ballard counties in western Kentucky, and northeastern
Mississippi County in southeast Missouri until 845 PM CDT.” The concern is a swift moving storm.
Tonight radar spotted rotation in a storm prompting immediate concerns of a possible tornado. “At 814 PM CDT a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Wickliffe.” The system is heading north, and quickly, tonight. The NWS reported the system is “moving northeast at 50 mph.”
Officials add that “Locations impacted include Blandville.” This current warning has been extended progressively throughout the evening. The warning was initially in place only for “Mississippi and Scott Counties in MO until 8:15 PM CDT”, reported Weather Underground.
Earlier tornado warnings for the state have expired. One was issued earlier for “Tornado Warning for New Madrid, Scott and Stoddard Counties in MO until 7:45 PM CDT”, Weather Underground tweeted at the time. For continued coverage of this and other tornado activity tonight click HERE.