Strong storms roll through Northeast Mississippi

By NEMS Daily Journal

Strong rain storms moving through Northeast Mississippi right now. Tupelo Water & Light and Tombigbee Electric Power Association report some power outages in the area.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch in the following Mississippi counties until 9 p.m.

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

National Weather Service Forecast
Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 76. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 96. Light west southwest wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

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