Tornado watch in Northeast Mississippi until 4 a.m.

By NEMS Daily Journal

Tornado watch for Northeast Mississippi until 4 a.m. High winds main concern.

Forecast from National Weather service …

Overnight – Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1am. Some of the storms could be severe. Low around 59. Windy, with a south wind 25 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

Wednesday – Showers and thunderstorms before 7am, then a chance of showers between 7am and 1pm. Some of the storms could be severe. High near 62. Windy, with a south southwest wind 20 to 25 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Wednesday Night – Mostly clear, with a low around 31. Windy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

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