Tippah County News

Large storm system moving through area

North Mississippi, already under an extreme heat advisory, will see several strong storms move in to the area this evening.

60+ mph winds and hail is possible.

From the NWS:

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…

Northeastern Chickasaw County in northeastern Mississippi…

Southwestern Itawamba County in northeastern Mississippi…

Southern Lee County in northeastern Mississippi…

Northwestern Monroe County in northeastern Mississippi…

* Until 430 PM CDT.

* At 405 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Tombigbee State Park to near Okolona, moving east at 10 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include…

Tupelo, Fulton, Verona, Okolona, Tombigbee State Park, Saltillo, Shannon, Plantersville, Mantachie, New Wren, Evergreen, Nettleton, Abney, Mooreville, Eggville, Ballardsville, Wren, Leotis, Flowerdale and Old Union.


For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

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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