Tornado Warning for Covington County MS and 4 More

JACKSON, MS (832 PM CDT SAT APR 13 2019) — The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a Tornado Warning for Northern Marion County in south central Mississippi Southeastern Lawrence County in south central Mississippi Covington County in southeastern Mississippi Northwestern Lamar County in southeastern Mississippi Jefferson Davis County in south central Mississippi until 930 PM CDT. At 831 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Holly Springs, or near Kokomo, 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. This dangerous storm will be near Holly Springs around 835 PM CDT. Morgantown and Tilton around 840 PM CDT. Goss, Society Hill and Oak Vale around 845 PM CDT. Bunker Hill around 850 PM CDT. Melba and Carson around 900 PM CDT. Collins around 915 PM CDT. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Bassfield and Seminary. TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement 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. Tornadoes are extremely difficult to see and confirm at night. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW!

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