Tornado warning for Benton County until 9:45

The NWS in Memphis issued a tornado warning for Benton county until 9:45 PM tonight.

According to NWS:

 Tornado Warning for...
  Northern Lafayette County in northwestern Mississippi...
  Northwestern Union County in northeastern Mississippi...
  Southeastern Marshall County in northwestern Mississippi...
  Southwestern Benton County in northeastern Mississippi...

* Until 945 PM CST.

* At 906 PM CST, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm
  producing a tornado was located near Burgess, or near Holly Springs
  National Forest, moving northeast at 45 mph.

  HAZARD...Tornado.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.

  IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
           shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
           Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur.  Tree
           damage is likely.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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