The National Weather Service and Storm Prediction Center are both issuing warnings on the possibility of severe weather moving through our area this afternoon into evening.
A Tornado Watch has been issued for several North MS counties.
Severe thunderstorms are expected this afternoon into this evening from Arkansas/northern Louisiana to the lower Ohio and Tennessee Valleys. A couple of strong tornadoes will be the main threat late this afternoon/evening from northern Mississippi into parts of western/middle Tennessee, along with damaging winds and isolated large hail.
.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight There is a enhanced risk of severe weather across much of the Mid-South. Damaging wind is the main threat. Secondary threats include a few tornadoes, large hail, and locally heavy rain. A strong tornado is possible mainly east of the Mississippi River. The severe weather threat starts around noon across East Arkansas and ends across Northeast Mississippi during the early evening. A wind advisory has been issued for most of the Mid-South. .DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Sunday through Friday There is the possibility of heavy rainfall Wednesday into Thursday. .SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT… Spotter activation may be needed today.