Tornado Warning for De Soto County MS

MEMPHIS, TN (849 PM CDT Sat Apr 6 2019) — The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a Tornado Warning for Northwestern DeSoto County in northwestern Mississippi until 915 PM CDT. At 849 PM CDT, doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm producing a tornado was located over Lake Cormorant, or 12 miles east of Hughes, moving northeast at 50 mph. HAZARD: Tornado. SOURCE: Radar indicated rotation. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely. Locations impacted include Southaven, Horn Lake, Walls, Lake Cormorant, Lynchburg, Newport, Alden, Twin Lakes, West Days, Lake View, Glover, Penton and Norfolk. TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a storm shelter or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

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