By Staff and wire reports
Damage reports from the National Weather Service …
– Trees and powerlines down in Ripley reported by Emergency Manager.
– Some trees down between Ripley and Dumas.
– Trees down in New Albany, relayed by WTVA News.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Prentiss and Union County until 9:45 p.m.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Chickasaw, Itawamba, Lee, Monroe and Pontotoc County until 9:45 p.m.
At 8:28 p.m. the National Weather Service indicated a tornado funnel cloud near New Salem south of Fulton moving east at 15 mph.
At 8:26 p.m. the National Weather Service indicated a Tornado funnel cloud located near Frankstown or six miles Southwest of Booneville moving east at 40 mph.
At 8:10 p.m. – National Weather Service continued to indicated a tornado funnel cloud near Jacinto or 8 miles south of Fulton moving east at 15 mph. Locations in the warning include but are not limited to New Salem, Jacinto, Tilden, Cardsville, Turon and Cadamy.
At 7:54 p.m. Funnel Cloud Ripley – Trained spotter says funnel cloud and estimated winds to 60 MPH in Ripley.
Tornado Warning for Lee, Prentiss, Tippah and Union County until 8:45 p.m.
From National Weather Service …
7:41 p.m. Flash flooding reported on the Southbound lane of Highway 363 south of Mantachie, according to Itawamba Amateur Radio. Water is jumping the culverts with water to the centerlines in the road.
There is a Tornado Warning for Itawamba and Monroe County in until 8:45 p.m.
Tornado watch in effect until 11 p.m for following locations: