Friday, March 15, 2024

Severe T-Storm Warning (MS)



That large tan box is a special weather statement out ahead of the squall line. that segment of the line coming from Tupelo bears careful watching to see if the storms remain severe as they cross the Alabama state line. 



4:15 AM - That severe thunderstorm should be close to Hamilton within the next 45 minutes. The National Weather Service in Birmingham is watching it closely. 



Okay actually they've extended it into Marion County. 

Also includes most of Lamar County until 5:15 AM. Wind gusts up to 60 mph and penny sized hail are expected as these storms arrive. 



4:38 AM - And now we also have a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for eastern Moore and Franklin Counties in Tennessee. Any part of this squall line has the potential to go severe. And these are the areas where wind gusts up to 60 mph are possible. 

 Severe Thunderstorm Warning

MSC017-057-081-095-115-150945-

/O.NEW.KMEG.SV.W.0028.240315T0903Z-240315T0945Z/


BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

National Weather Service Memphis TN

403 AM CDT Fri Mar 15 2024


The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a


* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...

  Northeastern Chickasaw County in northeastern Mississippi...

  Southeastern Pontotoc County in northeastern Mississippi...

  Itawamba County in northeastern Mississippi...

  Lee County in northeastern Mississippi...

  Monroe County in northeastern Mississippi...


* Until 445 AM CDT.


* At 403 AM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line

  extending from near Blair to near Verona to near Trebloc, moving

  east at 25 mph.


  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail.


  SOURCE...Radar indicated.


  IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.


* Locations impacted include...

  Tupelo, Amory, Aberdeen, Fulton, Verona, Okolona, Tombigbee State

  Park, Saltillo, Guntown, Shannon, Plantersville, Mantachie,

  Smithville, Tremont, Fairview, New Salem, Sandy Springs, New Wren,

  Evergreen, and Clay.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


Remain alert for a possible tornado! Tornadoes can develop quickly

from severe thunderstorms. If you spot a tornado go at once into the

storm shelter or small central room in a sturdy structure.


&&


LAT...LON 3383 8824 3384 8888 3436 8884 3437 8882

      3439 8882 3439 8879 3443 8879 3445 8816

TIME...MOT...LOC 0903Z 271DEG 22KT 3442 8878 3421 8876 3387 8885


TORNADO...POSSIBLE

HAIL THREAT...RADAR INDICATED

MAX HAIL SIZE...0.88 IN

WIND THREAT...RADAR INDICATED

MAX WIND GUST...60 MPH


$$


CJC


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