ALERT DAY: Severe weather moves through Central Miss.

Severe weather expected through the early evening hours...

ALERT DAY: Severe weather moves through Central Miss.
Strong to Severe Storms Likely Tuesday Afternoon and Evening (Source: WLBT)

Tornado warnings have expired across Central Mississippi. Severe thunderstorms are still moving through the area.

Tornado watches have been issued for the following counties until 4 p.m.:

  • Amite
  • Jefferson Davis
  • Lawrence
  • Lamar
  • Marion
  • Pike
  • Smith
  • Walthall

TUESDAY: An ALERT DAY is in place as severe weather is expected across the region through the early evening hours. Damaging wind gusts are our main concern with these storms, but large hail, flash flooding, & brief tornadoes will also be possible. Please make sure you can hear & respond to warnings today! Our threat will come to an end tonight, although lingering storms could develop in our far SE counties overnight.

Much calmer conditions will work in for much of the work week with highs only reaching the mid-upper 70s the next couple of days. Sunshine will return as well, especially as we wrap up the week on Friday.

Temperatures lift back into the mid-upper 80s by our Mother’s Day Weekend with mostly dry conditions lasting through the weekend.

Scattered showers and storms return by the end of the 7-day forecast as we kick off a new week!

Rachel Coulter

WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist

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