Event: Tornado Warning
Sender Name: NWS Jackson MS
WEA Text: NWS: TORNADO WARNING in this area til 7:45 PM CST. Take shelter now. Check media.
Description: The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a
* Tornado Warning for…
Southeastern Simpson County in central Mississippi…
Southern Smith County in central Mississippi…
Northern Covington County in southeastern Mississippi…
* Until 745 PM CST.
* At 638 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located over Clem, or 11 miles south of Magee, moving northeast
at 40 mph.
HAZARD…Tornado and quarter 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…
Mount Olive around 650 PM CST.
Taylorsville around 710 PM CST.
Center Ridge around 715 PM CST.
Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include
Sylvarena and Mize.
Instruction: 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.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Covington, MS; Simpson, MS; Smith, MS
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3959989-3364625
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Tornado warnngs