Significant weather advisory issued for Tippah County

The national weather service has issued a significant weather advisory for Tippah County.

From the NWS;

A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED UNTIL 115 AM CDT

FOR…

Central Tippah County in northeastern Mississippi…

Alcorn County in northeastern Mississippi…

Northern Prentiss County in northeastern Mississippi…

Southeastern Hardeman County in western Tennessee…

Southwestern McNairy County in western Tennessee…

At 1233 AM CDT…a strong thunderstorm producing winds at least 40

mph was located over Pocahontas, or near Big Hill Pond State Park,

moving south at 30 mph.

Very heavy rain along with continuous cloud to ground lightning are

also possible with this thunderstorm.

People in central Tippah…Alcorn…northern Prentiss…southeastern

Hardeman and southwestern McNairy Counties should monitor this storm

closely.

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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