Severe weather including tornado possibility in forecast for region today

The NWS has issued warnings for severe weather today, including the possibility of tornadoes. A wind advisory has been issued.

From the NWS:

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight There is an enhanced risk of severe thunderstorms over portions of north Mississippi and a slight risk of severe thunderstorms across portions of East Arkansas and Southwest Tennessee for late this afternoon into early Sunday morning. Damaging winds and a few tornadoes are the main threats.

A strong tornado is possible. Large hail is a secondary threat. Rainfall amounts of up to 3 inches could result in localized flash flooding. A wind advsiory is in effect for east-central Arkansas, southwest Tennesee and North Mississippi late this afternoon into this evening.

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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