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Tippah County under threat of severe weather as storms move in to Mississippi

Tippah County under threat of severe weather as storms move in to Missisisppi

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…

Union County in northeastern Mississippi…

Northern Lee County in northeastern Mississippi…

Southern Tippah County in northeastern Mississippi…

Western Prentiss County in northeastern Mississippi…

Southwestern Alcorn County in northeastern Mississippi…

* Until 1215 PM CST.

* At 1130 AM CST, a severe thunderstorm was located over New Albany,

moving northeast at 40 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, New Albany, Ripley, Baldwyn, Jumpertown, Keownville,

Wheeler, Myrtle, Dumas, Shari, Poolville, Graham, Jericho, Branyan,

Ellistown, Old Myrtle, Collinstown, Pumpkin Center, Baker and



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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