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Jackson MS Tornado warning


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Tornado Warning issued June 18 at 7:38PM CDT until June 18 at 8:45PM CDT by NWS Jackson MS
Counties: Leake, MS; Madison, MS; Scott, MS
The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Southwestern Leake County in central Mississippi... Northwestern Scott County in central Mississippi... Northeastern Madison County in central Mississippi...

* Until 845 PM CDT.

* At 738 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Sharon, or 9 miles northeast of Canton, moving east at 20 mph.

HAZARD...Tornado and ping pong ball size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur.  Tree damage is likely.

* This dangerous storm will be near... Farmhaven around 805 PM CDT. Ludlow around 825 PM CDT. Lena around 840 PM CDT.


TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

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