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Including the cities of West Point, Columbus, Starkville,
Louisville, Macon, Brooksville, Carthage, Philadelphia,
Pearl River, De Kalb, Scooba, Forest, Morton, Newton, Union,
Decatur, Conehatta, Meridian, Taylorsville, Raleigh, Bay Springs,
Heidelberg, Quitman, Stonewall, Shubuta, Prentiss, Bassfield,
Collins, Mount Olive, Laurel, Columbia, West Hattiesburg,
Lumberton, Purvis, and Hattiesburg
718 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of central Mississippi, east central Mississippi,
northeast Mississippi, south central Mississippi and southeast
Mississippi, including the following areas in central
Mississippi, Leake, Scott and Smith. In east central
Mississippi, Clarke, Jasper, Kemper, Lauderdale, Neshoba,
Newton, Noxubee and Winston. In northeast Mississippi, Clay,
Lowndes and Oktibbeha. In south central Mississippi, Jefferson
Davis and Marion. In southeast Mississippi, Covington,
Forrest, Jones and Lamar.
* Until Midnight CDT tonight
* Rainfall amounts ranging from 2 to 3 inches with localized
amounts up to 6 inches over a short amount of time could lead
to flash flooding.
* The flooding of roads, low lying areas, and areas with poor
drainage will be possible. If encountering flooded roadways,
remember to turn around, don't drown.
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
National Weather Service Jackson MS
948 AM CDT SUN APR 30 2017
The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a
* Tornado Warning for...
Southeastern Leake County in central Mississippi...
Northwestern Newton County in east central Mississippi...
East central Scott County in central Mississippi...
Neshoba County in east central Mississippi...
* Until 1045 AM CDT
* At 948 AM CDT, a confirmed tornado was located near Steele, or 7
miles southwest of Prospect, moving northeast at 40 mph.
SOURCE...Radar confirmed tornado.
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 tornadic storm will be near...
Prospect around 1000 AM CDT.
Neshoba, Dixon and Dowdville around 1010 AM CDT.
Philadelphia and Bethsaida around 1020 AM CDT.
Burnside around 1030 AM CDT.
Forestdale around 1035 AM CDT.
Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Tucker
To repeat, a tornado is on the ground. 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.
LAT...LON 3240 8931 3251 8936 3262 8940 3293 8913
3293 8897 3292 8896 3292 8893 3293 8893
3293 8892 3268 8892
TIME...MOT...LOC 1448Z 219DEG 35KT 3247 8935
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 181 IN
EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS
IN MISSISSIPPI THIS WATCH INCLUDES 36 COUNTIES
IN CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI
ATTALA CHOCTAW COPIAH
HINDS HOLMES HUMPHREYS
LEAKE MADISON RANKIN
SCOTT SIMPSON SMITH
IN EAST CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI
CLARKE JASPER KEMPER
LAUDERDALE NESHOBA NEWTON
IN NORTH CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI
CARROLL GRENADA MONTGOMERY
IN NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI
CLAY LOWNDES OKTIBBEHA
IN SOUTH CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI
JEFFERSON DAVIS LAWRENCE LINCOLN
IN SOUTHEAST MISSISSIPPI
COVINGTON FORREST JONES
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF ACKERMAN, BASSFIELD, BAY SPRINGS,
BELZONI, BRANDON, BROOKHAVEN, BROOKSVILLE, CANTON, CARROLLTON,
CARTHAGE, COLLINS, COLUMBIA, COLUMBUS, CONEHATTA,
CRYSTAL SPRINGS, DE KALB, DECATUR, DURANT, EUPORA, FOREST,
GOODMAN, GRENADA, HATTIESBURG, HAZLEHURST, HEIDELBERG, ISOLA,
JACKSON, KOSCIUSKO, LAUREL, LEXINGTON, LOUISVILLE, LUMBERTON,
MABEN, MACON, MADISON, MAGEE, MATHISTON, MENDENHALL, MERIDIAN,
MONTICELLO, MORTON, MOUNT OLIVE, NEW HEBRON, NEWTON,
NORTH CARROLLTON, PEARL, PEARL RIVER, PHILADELPHIA, PICKENS,
PRENTISS, PURVIS, QUITMAN, RALEIGH, RICHLAND, RIDGELAND, SCOOBA,
SHUBUTA, STARKVILLE, STONEWALL, TAYLORSVILLE, TCHULA, UNION,
VAIDEN, WEIR, WESSON, WEST HATTIESBURG, WEST POINT, WINONA,
AND YAZOO CITY.