April 5, 2022

Tuesday UPDATES: Alert Day, Severe Weather this AM

Mary Apel

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4/5 – 9:50 A.M. 
Multiple areas had reports of hail in the early morning hours.
Storm threats are making their way out of Mississippi, but flash flooding is still to be expected throughout the day.
WLBT 3 On Your Side Weather Live Stream updates viewers as the storm moves East.

4/5 –  8:57 A.M.
The National Weather Service has placed Forrest and Lamar Counties under a Flash Flood Warning through 2:15 p.m. today.
Some areas have already seen close to 2 inches of rain, with more to come.
If you are on the road traveling, please drive carefully.
– Never drive around any barricades or through standing water.

4/5 – 3:15 A.M. 

Update from NWS: A Tornado Watch is in effect for a good portion of our area through 11 AM today. Scattered severe storms early this morning, some of which have already produced some large hail. Then a line moving in from the west in the next hour or two, with possible damaging winds, tornadoes, and hail.

Check back for further updates this morning, and be safe!

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