Tornado Warning for Tishomingo County MS and 1 More

MEMPHIS, TN (1140 PM CDT Sat Apr 13 2019) — The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a Tornado Warning for Eastern Itawamba County in northeastern Mississippi Southern Tishomingo County in northeastern Mississippi until 1215 AM CDT. At 1140 PM CDT, a confirmed large and extremely dangerous tornado was located near New Salem, or 12 miles southeast of Fulton, moving north at 50 mph. This is a PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. TAKE COVER NOW! HAZARD: Damaging tornado. SOURCE: Radar confirmed tornado. You are in a life-threatening situation. Flying debris may be deadly to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be destroyed. Considerable damage to homes, businesses, and vehicles is likely and complete destruction is possible. Locations impacted include Fulton, Belmont, Tremont, Fairview, New Salem, Clay, Golden, Eastman, Turon, Dennis, Tilden, Moores Mill, Bounds Crossroads and Cadamy. To repeat, a large, extremely dangerous and potentially deadly tornado is on the ground. To protect your life, 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. 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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