The best action to take according to The National Weather Service is to take shelter during this event. 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.
Read the full alert from NWS
The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a
- Tornado Warning for:
Central Leake County in central Mississippi
Northwestern Neshoba County in east central Mississippi
- Until 545 AM CST.
- At 455 AM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located 7 miles south of Thomastown, or 8 miles west of
Carthage, moving east at 45 mph.
SOURCE Radar indicated rotation.
IMPACT 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:
Carthage around 505 AM CST.
Singleton around 510 AM CST.
Renfroe around 515 AM CST.
Edinburg around 520 AM CST.
Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include