Tornado Watch issued for Tippah county until 10 pm tonight

A tornado watch has been issued for tippah county until 10 pm on Tuesday.

From NWS:

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 61 IN
EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN MISSISSIPPI THIS WATCH INCLUDES 15 COUNTIES

IN NORTH MISSISSIPPI

ALCORN BENTON CALHOUN
CHICKASAW ITAWAMBA LAFAYETTE
LEE MARSHALL MONROE
PONTOTOC PRENTISS TIPPAH
TISHOMINGO UNION YALOBUSHA

IN TENNESSEE THIS WATCH INCLUDES 6 COUNTIES

IN WEST TENNESSEE

CHESTER DECATUR HARDEMAN
HARDIN HENDERSON MCNAIRY

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ABERDEEN, AMORY, ASHLAND, BOLIVAR,
BOONEVILLE, BRUCE, CALHOUN CITY, COFFEEVILLE, CORINTH,
DECATURVILLE, FULTON, HENDERSON, HOLLY SPRINGS, HOUSTON, IUKA,
LEXINGTON, NEW ALBANY, OKOLONA, OXFORD, PARSONS, PONTOTOC,
RIPLEY MS, SAVANNAH, SELMER, TUPELO, AND WATER VALLEY.

This Afternoon and Tonight Severe thunderstorms are possible for portions of North Mississippi and West Tennessee, mainly East of I-55 and south of I-40. The main threats will be large hail and damaging winds, although tornadoes are also possible. The threat for severe storms should quickly diminish after sunset. .

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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