Severe Weather Alert: Winds in excess of 58 mph, one inch hail possible

Tippah, Benton, Union, ALcorn County and other parts of North Mississippi are under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch. 

This is issued by the National Weather Service when conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. A severe thunderstorm by definition is a thunderstorm that produces one inch hail or larger in diameter and/or winds equal or exceed 58 miles an hour.

Indications are that this storm front will have high winds and other dangerous conditions. Make precautions now.

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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