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Flooding main concern after evening storms

Uprooted willow tree on Perryville Rd. (Source: Karen Masters Stevenson) Uprooted willow tree on Perryville Rd. (Source: Karen Masters Stevenson)
CR 316 off of Highway N. (Source: Dylan Simpson) CR 316 off of Highway N. (Source: Dylan Simpson)
Debris signature on Doppler Radar just east of Scott City, Mo. This shows there was more than likely a tornado on the ground at that time. Debris signature on Doppler Radar just east of Scott City, Mo. This shows there was more than likely a tornado on the ground at that time.
Clouds in Puxico, MO (Source: Nolan Foster, cNews) Clouds in Puxico, MO (Source: Nolan Foster, cNews)
The sky on Hwy. 60 in Poplar Bluff, MO (Source: cNews) The sky on Hwy. 60 in Poplar Bluff, MO (Source: cNews)
(KFVS) -

Flooding is the main concern after storms hit parts of the Heartland on Wednesday evening, July 8.

There were numerous storm damage reports in areas like Scott County, Mo. and Alexander County, Ill. There was also thousands without power in Missouri and Illinois throughout the evening.

A Tornado Warning was issued  at around 8:30 p.m. for parts of the Heartland until 9 p.m.

Damage Reports

According to the Scott County Sheriff's Office, they got a report of some damage at 195 CR 311. The report was of two sheds and a fence torn down.

There are some cows loose in the area, according to the report.

Some of our viewers on Facebook are reporting a roof blown off of a house, a tree on a house and vehicle damage in the same area.

According to the National Weather Service in Paducah, there were reports at around 8:50 p.m. of 60 mph winds, dime-size hail and a 100 yard path of trees and limbs down in Thebes, Ill.

At around 8:45 p.m., the NWS had reports of two sheds blown down and a barn damaged in Scott City, Mo.

The Union County Sheriff's Office said there was flash flooding and trees reported down, specifically at St. John's Road near Dongola and Campground Road east of Anna. They say all of it will be cleaned up soon. Also, they say Cypress Dongola blacktop is closed at this time due to a part of the road covered with water.

The sheriff's office said several roads in the county have water on them due to flash flooding and it is expected to recede quickly.

According to the Alexander County Sheriff's Office, there have been reports of flash flooding and trees down in Thebes, specifically on Brownville Rd. and Bracken Ford Rd. There are also some roads covered with water in Thebes, Ill.

You can click here for a map of water over the road from MoDOT.

IDOT also has a list of roads with water over them. You can click here to see the list.

Power Outages

As of 11:40 p.m., Ameren Illinois is reporting two customers in Pulaski County, 664 customers in Alexander County, 291 customers in Union County, two customers in Jackson County, five customers in Johnson County, 34 customers in White County, two customers in Massac County and one customer in Williamson County are without power. You can click here for more power outages from Ameren Illinois.

Ameren Missouri reports 9 customers in Cape Girardeau County, 12 customers in Reynolds County, two customers in Mississippi County and one customer in Stoddard County are without power. You can click here for more power outages from Ameren Missouri.

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