Tornado watch for NEMS expires

By National Weather Service

UPDATE: The tornado watch for NEMS has expired.

Tornado Watch for NEMS

Tornado watch in effect for following Mississippi counties until 1 p.m.:

ALCORN
BENTON
BOLIVAR
CALHOUN
CARROLL
CHICKASAW
CHOCTAW
CLAY
COAHOMA
DESOTO
GRENADA
ITAWAMBA
LAFAYETTE
LEE
LEFLORE
LOWNDES
MARSHALL
MONROE
MONTGOMERY
OKTIBBEHA
PANOLA
PONTOTOC
PRENTISS
QUITMAN
SUNFLOWER
TALLAHATCHIE
TATE
TIPPAH
TISHOMINGO
TUNICA
UNION
WEBSTER
YALOBUSHA

Forecast from the National Weather Service.

Today: Showers and thunderstorms before 3 p.m., then a slight chance of showers. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Temperature falling to around 64 by 5pm. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north northwest. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a north wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to between 5 and 10 mph. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

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