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POTOSI, MO - A possible tornado touched down in eastern Missouri on Wednesday, the National Weather Service said.

The weather service indicated a tornado may have touched down in the small town of Potosi, Missouri, about 70 miles from St. Louis.

Check the radar here.

 

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Viewer pic – “Tornado took out Harbison Sawmill in Mineral Point. Located on 8 HWY”

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Softball size that also broken my window – Sullivan mo

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Current weather alerts

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Snapshot of the storm

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Storm damage in Potosi, MO

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Tornado Watch for portions of the area in IL until 10:00pm.

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Franklin County patrol car damaged by hail

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Cloud in Park Hills, MO

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Tornado Warning for Ste. Genevieve and St. Francois County in MO until 4:30pm.

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Tornado Warning for Jefferson, Ste. Genevieve, St. Francois and Washington County in MO until 4:15pm.

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Baseball size in Sullivan, Missouri

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Funnel cloud visible in Potosi, MO

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Tornado Warning for Jefferson, St. Francois, and Washington County in MO until 3:45pm.

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Tornado warning

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Crawford, Franklin, Gasconade, Iron and Jefferson County in MO until 4:00pm.

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Tornado Warning for Crawford and Washington County in MO until 3:30pm.

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Viewers reporting grapefruit sized hail in Sullivan, MO

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Here are the counties in the watch –

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Crawford, Franklin, and Gasconade County in MO until 3:15pm.

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of the area in MO until 6:00pm.

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Crawford, Franklin, Jefferson and Washington County in MO until 3:15pm

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