Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Severe Weather Update for Mississippi

A very dangerous situation is about to unfold across Mississippi.  Below is a snapshot of the latest radar image taken from the radar in Jackson:

12:15 PM CDT Radar Image from Jackson, MS

As you can see, thunderstorms are firing along the Louisiana and Arkansas borders.  This acitvity will race East/Northeast and quickly become severe.  Additional development is also likely further Southward which will impact southern portions of the state.

Large hail, damaging winds and strong tornadoes are possible with this activity this afternoon & evening.  A Tornado Watch (with enhanced wording) is in effect until 7PM CDT:

Adjacent portions of Tennessee and Alabama should also be on alert as this activity will quickly move into your area this afternoon.

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