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Some roads flooded in southeast Missouri after rain

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All National Weather Service radios are working again, according to the NWS.

It was thought that the transmitters serving Illinois and Missouri were down, but it turns out a line had been cut.

Road closures from MoDOT:

  • Stoddard County - Rte E
  • St. Francois County - Rte CC
  • Shannon County - Rtes P & KK
  • Iron County - Rte F

Storm reports from NWS on 4/18:

1:52 p.m. - 2 miles SW of Royalton in Williamson County, IL - Emergency manager relayed a public report of a funnel cloud that briefly touched down. No damage information relayed at this time.

2:08 p.m. - Trained spotters reported a funnel cloud between Sesser and Christopher, IL near Highway 148 in Franklin County.

2:08 p.m. - Trained spotters reported a rotating wall cloud between Bush and Hurst in Williamson County, IL.

2:24 p.m. - .25 inch hail reported in Benton, IL.

2:31 p.m. - Law enforcement relayed report of rotating wall cloud near Orient, northwest of West Frankfort, IL.

2:48 p.m. - Tree blocking the road on Highway 37. This is just North of Dix in Jefferson County, IL.

8:35 p.m. - Power outages reported in the Water Valley and Pilot Oak, KY areas.

8:50 p.m. - Downed Trees Reported Along County Highway 1124 Along The Graves And Calloway County Line in Backusburg, KY.

9 p.m. - 60  mph winds measured at Sharpe, KY in Marshall County.

Power Outages from Ameren:

In Missouri as of 9:50 p.m.

Jefferson - 4300

Iron - 23

St. Francois - 1

In Illinois as of 10 p.m.

Union - 28

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