Strong storms move through parts of Northeast Mississippi

By DJournal.com


Damage reports from National Weather Service …

UPDATE: 4:01 p.m. – Quarter sized hail near the community of Parham in Monroe County.

UPDATE: 3:40 p.m. Three trees down near Shannon reported by WTVA weather.

UPDATE: 2:49 p.m. – Hail in Ecru. Law enforcement reports hail up to nickel size fell for 15 to 20 minutes covering the ground.

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Severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 8 p.m. for …

ALCORN
BENTON
CALHOUN
CHICKASAW
COAHOMA
DESOTO
ITAWAMBA
LAFAYETTE
LEE
MARSHALL
MONROE
PANOLA
PONTOTOC
PRENTISS
QUITMAN
TALLAHATCHIE
TATE
TIPPAH
TISHOMINGO
TUNICA
UNION
YALOBUSHA

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A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 3:15 p.m. for: northwestern Lee, northeastern and southern Union Counties.

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Tornado Watch for following counties has been canceled …

IN NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI

CLAY
LOWNDES
OKTIBBEHA

IN EAST CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI
CLARKE
JASPER
KEMPER
LAUDERDALE
NESHOBA
NEWTON
NOXUBEE
WINSTON

IN NORTH CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI

WEBSTER

National Weather Service Forecast
Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming northwest. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tonight: A slight chance of rain before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49. North northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

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