Weather News

Tornado Watch issued for several metro-east counties

Are you prepared for a tornado?

Here's what you need to know about staying safe if a tornado is possible.
Up Next
Here's what you need to know about staying safe if a tornado is possible.

Several metro-east counties are under a tornado watch until 10 p.m. on Tuesday.

The National Weather Service issued the watch for the following counties:

  • Alexander
  • Clinton
  • Greene
  • Jersey
  • Marion
  • Perry
  • St. Clair
  • Williamson
  • Bond
  • Fayette
  • Jackson
  • Macoupin
  • Monroe
  • Pike
  • Union
  • Calhoun
  • Franklin
  • Jefferson
  • Madison
  • Montgomery
  • Randolph
  • Washington

The NWS predicted severe weather for the area, including high winds and heavy rain.

Related stories from Belleville News-Democrat

Hana Muslic has been a public safety reporter for the Belleville News-Democrat since August 2018, covering everything from crime and courts to accidents, fires and natural disasters. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Journalism and her previous work can be found in The Lincoln Journal-Star and The Kansas City Star.

  Comments