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