3:11 p.m.: A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Claiborne, Copiah and Hinds counties until 4:15 p.m. Sunday. More updates coming at noon, make sure to tune in on @WJTV pic.twitter.com/HZ0yQTNt5z, Veterans Boulevard is shut down. Man shot by police was son of Coast judge, Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration A Vicksburg police officer removed the people from the car. See a list of all of the Official Weather Advisories, Warnings, and Severe Weather Alerts for Jackson, MS. A Special Weather Statement is issued to keep the public and media abreast of weather situations that are significant, but not thought to be life-threatening. Storm from Hattiesburg Hwy 98 and I59 as the closest point of the tornado passed to the south. Wireless Alerts JACKSON, Miss. A Tornado Watch means that conditions are favorable for the formation of tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. 5:46 p.m.: Trees were blown down and power outages were reported in the area near the intersection of Smith County roads 103 and 520. Circulation will cross Dixie area south of Hattiesburg. 6:55 p.m.: A tornado warning has been issued for Lamar and Marion counties until 8 p.m. Sunday. Local Elephant toothpaste? 4:39 p.m.: A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Clarke, Jasper, Lauderdale and Newton counties until 5:45 p.m. Sunday. 3:28 p.m.: A severe thunderstorm warning will affect east central Jasper and central Clarke counties until 4 p.m. Sunday. Typed comments will be lost if you are not logged in. © 2020 www.clarionledger.com. Warnings are issued by based on the path of a particular storm, and are listed by county or parts of the county. Spotter Training A Gray Media Group, Inc. Station - © 2002-2020 Gray Television, Inc. Impacts will be determined by overall track and intensity, April 12, 2020 at 7:19 AM CDT - Updated April 13 at 9:57 AM, COVID-19 Relief Mississippi Strong Fundraiser, Request a First Alert Weather School Visit, Mississippi Strong COVID-19 Relief T-Shirt, First Alert Forecast: TS Zeta is expected to make landfall Wednesday along northern Gulf Coast, Tropical Storm Zeta has formed; expected to approach northern Gulf Coast by Wednesday. Shelters: Mississippi shelters open under threat of severe storms, Penny Temples, a teacher at Lumberton High School, assesses damage April 20, the morning after a tornado struck Baxterville, Miss. 11:50 a.m.: A tornado watch has been issued for several Mississippi counties until 7 p.m. Sunday. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, OK coordinates with the local NWS Weather Forecast Office to issue the watches, and the local office can expand the watch if the potential for hazardous weather looks to continue into additional counties or cancels the watch when the threat for severe weather has ended. Time is 840 pm @NWSJacksonMS#mswxpic.twitter.com/VhlYaNkB4D, Multiple vehicles flooded out under the 4th Street bridge on Highway 49, please avoid the area. NO WARNINGS OR ADVISORIES IN EFFECT AT 1:42 PM. There is damage between Summit and McComb. Trees down along MS 27 between MS 18 and Rhymes Rd in Hinds County. Map Warning Start Warning End Phenomena States Warning Summary Warning Counties Warning End Warning States Map; show me: 2020-10-12 01:04:00 UTC: EXPIRED: tornado . Coghlan said Pike County is also dealing with a couple of gas leaks. 2:34 p.m.: A severe thunderstorm warning will affect southwestern Jasper, southeastern Smith, northeastern Covington and northwestern Jones counties until 3 p.m. Sunday. The local NWS office issues a county list of counties included in each watch. @StormTeam12 and @WJTV were very accurate with the tornado warning in McComb this morning. We have updated our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. 3:45 p.m.: A strong thunderstorm warning has been issued for southern Rankin, northern Simpson and northwestern Smith counties until 4:30 p.m. Sunday. FLASH FLOOD WARNING in Hattiesburg MS after prolific rainfall rates from HP supercell. 6:03 p.m.: A tornado warning has been issued for Amite and Pike counties until 7 p.m. Sunday. Radar indicated there was a tornado in that area, he said, though that has yet to be confirmed. Natural Hazard Statistics, Additional Info Crews are working to clear the downed trees before rush hour. NWS Jackson History James Smith, Lamar County Emergency Management Director, said officials with the agency were making their way to Baxterville Sunday night but were being impeded by downed trees. See "Watch County Notification " below, Current Hazards NOAA National Weather Service Jackson, Mississippi. (WJTV) - Jackson Mayor Chokwe A. Lumumba will hold his weekly news conference on Monday, October 26. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is issued when a severe thunderstorm is detected on radar or a reliable report of severe thunderstorm activity is received. Local Records, Weather Safety Jonathan Pitts, 42, and his sister Katrina Pitts, 41, died at the scene of the shooting late Saturday in Greenwood, the Greenwood Commonwealth reported. Several streets are flooded in Hattiesburg and water rescues have begun for people trapped in cars. Another possible tornado was reported in Smith County. ", Elkins noted with the severe thunderstorms, especially south of I-20, "decent size hail, anywhere from a dime to tennis ball size is possible.". A Severe Thunderstorm Watch means that conditions are favorable for the formation of severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. The storm is poised to strike Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, only weeks after Delta and Gamma struck the same area, before it eventually charts a course for the U.S. Fitness watches for winter that are water-resistant and versatile. 3:33 p.m.: A strong thunderstorm will affect central Lauderdale County through 4 p.m. Sunday. Up to 60mph damaging winds rolled through the area around 3:45am Thursday. Rachel Phuong Lê captured video of the tornado sirens going off in Rankin County. This content is being provided for free as a public service to our readers. Graphical At this point, the higher tornado risk appears to be over the northern half of Mississippi; however, any storm today will be capable of producing a tornado. 7:18PM: SE Marion and S Lamar Counties, SAFE PLACE NOW. This is tree is down just off Williams Road. This is a test to see whether we can improve the experience for you. As you can see, Jackson Ave is closed between High Street and Park Street. JACKSON, Miss. © 1998 - 2020 Nexstar Inc. | All Rights Reserved. Those streets include 14th and Hardy, Broadway at 6th Avenue, Highway 49 at Village Lane, 31st and Hardy, West Pine near Hardy and Hardy Street at Midtown. A link has been sent to your friend's email address. The National Weather Service has confirmed that Sunday night’s deadly tornado in Marion, Lamar and Forrest counties in Mississippi was a violent EF4 twister, with maximum winds of 170 mph. Some tornado warned were issued by the National Weather Service, including one in Rankin County. This information is provided AS IS and strictly for recreational, educational, and informational purposes only; we disclaim liability of any kind whatsoever, including, without limitation, liability for quality, performance, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose arising out of the use, or inability to use the data. Mike Edmonston, senior meteorologist, with the National Weather Service in Jackson, said it is confirmed a an "extremely large" tornado with debris lofting into the air hit Baxtervile at 7:39 Sunday. Columbus AFB 5:17 p.m.: A tree knocked down a power line on Highway 18 in Rankin County. 8 p.m.: Ping pong ball size hail was reported in South Mississippi. More tonight at 4/5/6 @WJTV @StormTeam12 pic.twitter.com/yiAQndUGW4. Janae Elkins, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Jackson hesitated to compare what's expected from Sunday's storm to last week's deadly tornadoes but said strong tornadoes are possible. Map Impact: https://t.co/kfuR6uWMJB #MShwys, SMITH COUNTY: A huge tree blown over in Raleigh from the overnight storms. The video below also shows several lightning strikes. (WJTV) – Severe storms moved through Mississippi overnight causing damage in parts of the state. Hail, gusts, tornadoes possible. Will new tropical disturbance impact Mississippi? The storms also caused flash flooding in Port Gibson. The initial round of storms is ongoing this morning north of I-20; while a few of those storms could become strong, the greatest severe threat occurs during the day, certainly after lunch time and into the evening. 9:05 p.m.: Trees were blown down five miles northeast of Pine Burr on Caney Church Road and Luther Saucier Road in Lamar County.

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