BREAKING: NWS ISSUES SEVERE WEATHER ALERT

Storm was detected with 60 MPH winds and quarter size hail. Be watchful.

Action Recommended: Take shelter in place or per instructions

Issued by: Memphis – TN, US, National Weather Service,

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… SOUTHEASTERN TIPPAH COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN MISSISSIPPI… NORTHWESTERN PRENTISS COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN MISSISSIPPI… SOUTHWESTERN ALCORN COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN MISSISSIPPI… * UNTIL 600 PM CDT. * AT 531 PM CDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR JUMPERTOWN, OR 11 MILES NORTHWEST OF BOONEVILLE, MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 45 MPH. HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL. SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… BOONEVILLE, JUMPERTOWN, HINKLE, HIGHTOWN, COLLINSTOWN, CRUMTOWN, BLACKLAND AND GASTON. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. && HAIL…1.00IN WIND…60MPH

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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