Spotters reported tornado southwest of Chaffee, Mo.

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Tornado spotters reported a tornado southwest of Chaffee, Mo. around 5 p.m., according to Meteorologist Bob Reeves. There were reports of warning sirens going off in Chaffee, Mo.

There was pea-sized 1" hail at 5 p.m. in Cape Girardeau.

There were several tornado warnings in effect over southeast Missouri at 5 p.m.

A Tornado Watch is in effect for parts of southeast Missouri, southern Illinois, western Kentucky and northwest Tennessee until 9:00pm CT Friday.

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