WEATHER UPDATE: Bad weather pushes through Tupelo

TUPELO – A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Lee County as rains and winds reached the area this afternoon.

Early reports indicated wind gusts of up to 60 mph, Airport, traffic lights out on Gloster and Green streets and a possible lightning strike at a home in Mooreville.

The National Weather Service said thunderstorms and potentially damaging winds will move into the area today and remain until Friday night.

Flash flood warnings also have been issued for the area.

Check back with for weather developments throughout the day.

NEMS Daily Journal

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