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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
National Weather Service Memphis TN
1000 PM CST SAT FEB 24 2018
The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a
* Tornado Warning for...
Northwestern Tishomingo County in northeastern Mississippi...
Northern Prentiss County in northeastern Mississippi...
Southeastern Alcorn County in northeastern Mississippi...
* Until 1045 PM CST
* At 1000 PM CST, a severe thunderstorm producing a tornado was
located over Jumpertown, or 8 miles northwest of Booneville, moving
northeast at 45 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.
* Locations impacted include...
Booneville, Iuka, Burnsville, Jumpertown, Glen, Hinkle, Midway,
Leedy, Rienzi, Doskie, Gaston, Hazard Switch, Walker Siding, Holcut
and Holts Spur.
TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a storm shelter 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 3473 8818 3469 8872 3476 8872 3495 8823
TIME...MOT...LOC 0400Z 243DEG 37KT 3473 8869
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS EXTENDED TORNADO WATCH 5 TO
INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING AREAS UNTIL 11 PM CST THIS EVENING
IN MISSISSIPPI THIS WATCH INCLUDES 2 COUNTIES
IN NORTH MISSISSIPPI
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF BOONEVILLE AND IUKA.