Tornado warning issued for Pontotoc and Union County until 11 pm

The NWS in Memphis has issued a Tornado Warning for Union County until 11 pm.

From the NWS:

At 1020 PM CDT, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm
  producing a tornado was located over Pontotoc, moving north 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.

* Locations impacted include...
  New Albany, Pontotoc, Trace State Park, Ecru, Keownville, New
  Harmony, Troy, Furrs, Sherman, Algoma, Blue Springs, Shari, Graham,
  Endville, Cherry Creek, Branyan, Chiwapa, Ellistown, Pumpkin Center
  and Baker.

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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