Tornado Warning for Pike County MS and 3 More

NEW ORLEANS, LA (331 PM CDT Thu Apr 18 2019) — The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a Tornado Warning for Northern Tangipahoa Parish in southeastern Louisiana Northwestern Washington Parish in southeastern Louisiana Southwestern Walthall County in southern Mississippi Southeastern Pike County in southern Mississippi until 400 PM CDT. At 331 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Mount Herman, or 11 miles northwest of Franklinton, moving east at 40 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 Tylertown around 350 PM CDT. Dexter around 400 PM CDT. TAKE COVER NOW! Move to 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. This cluster of thunderstorms is capable of producing tornadoes and widespread significant wind damage. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

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