March 30, 2022

Wednesday severe weather: Follow for information and updates

Mary Apel

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Follow Ryan Hall for real-time, boots on the ground coverage:

5 P.M. UPDATE

New Tornado Warnings for Leake, Rankin, Madison, Scott counties in central Mississippi.

Tornado warnings in DeSoto, Marshall, and Tate counties in North Mississippi.

A funnel cloud was reported in Jackson going over I-20 near I-22, according to Ryan Hall and Reed Timmer. NWS says it’s a confirmed sighting, moving toward Flowood and the Jackson International Airport.

4:45 P.M. UPDATE

New tornado warnings for Attala, Leake, and Madison.

4:30 P.M. UPDATE

TORNADO SIRENS in Brandon at 4:35 p.m.

According to WLBT Meteorologist Barbie Bassett: Tornado Warning until 5:30pm for Hinds County & Rankin County. TAKE COVER NOW! A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Dry Grove, or 9 miles west of Byram, moving east at 45 mph. It will be near… Jackson 4:30pp, Byram around 4:35pm. Richland & Florence around 4:45pm Pearl, Flowood and Monterey around 4:50pm Brandon around 5pm

4:15 P.M. UPDATE

4 P.M. UPDATE

Tornado Warning including Yazoo City MS, Lexington MS, Goodman MS until 5:00 PM CDT.
Storm Chaser Ryan Hall says a tornado appears to be moving toward Flora and Bentonia.

3:45 P.M. UPDATE

3:30 P.M. UPDATE

A tornado warning has been issued for Sunflower County, Washington County, Yazoo County, Humphreys County, and Sharkey County.

Radar indicated rotation, and there are sever thunderstorms capable of producing tornadoes.

Take shelter now.

11:30 A.M. UPDATE:

Shelters and saferooms are open around the state. Here’s a list:

ADAMS COUNTY –
Adams County Safe Room – 132 Liberty Road, Natchez, MS – Open
CLAIBORNE COUNTY –
Claiborne County Safe Room – 13004 Hwy 18, Hermanville, MS – Standby
COAHOMA COUNTY –
Coahoma County Safe Room – 3240 Friars Point Rd, Clarksdale, MS – Standby
COPIAH COUNTY –
Joe L Johnson Safe Room – 1060 Epps Lane, Hazlehurst, MS – Open
DESOTO COUNTY –
Desoto County Safe Room – 7312 Highway 51 N, Southaven, MS – Opening March 30, 2022 – Noon
FORREST COUNTY –
Forrest County 361 Shelter – 946 Sullivan Drive, Hattiesburg – Opening March 30, 2022 – 1 p.m.
GRENADA COUNTY –
Grenada County Safe Room – 260 Mondy Road, Grenada – Opening March 30, 2022 – 1 p.m.
HANCOCK COUNTY –
Hancock County Emergency Operations Center – 18333 Hwy 603, Kiln – Opening March 30, 2022 – 4 p.m.
Leetown Shelter – 28290 Leetown Road, Leetown – Opening March 30, 2022 – 4 p.m.
LAMAR COUNTY –
Lamar County Shelter – 105 Central Industrial Row, Purvis, MS – Opening March 30, 2022 – 2 p.m
LEE COUNTY –
Carver Elementary School – 910 N St, Tupelo, MS – Open
Joyner Elementary School – 1201 Joyner Ave, Tupelo, MS – Open
Lee Acres Community Safe Room – 968 Filmore Dr, Tupelo, MS – Open
Shannon Primary School – 6408 Noah Curtis, Shannon, MS – Open
Theron Nichols Community Safe Room – 1743 Mitchell Ave, Tupelo, MS – Open
Thomas Elementary School – 1008 Pierce St, Tupelo, MS – Open
Tupelo High School – 4125 Cliff Gookin Blvd, Tupelo, MS – Open
LINCOLN COUNTY –
Brookhaven Building – 1154 Beltline Dr. in Brookhaven – Opening March 30, 2022 – 12 p.m.
MONROE COUNTY –
Smithville High School – 60017, Highway 23, Smithville, MS – Open
Monroe County Learning Center – 52251, Highway 25, Amory – Open
Concord Ball Field – 1531 Concord Avenue, Amory – Open
PEARL RIVER COUNTY –
Pearl River County Safe Room Carriere – 7407 Highway 11, Carriere, MS 39426 – Opening March 30, 2022 – 4 p.m.
Pearl River County Safe Room Picayune – 501 Laurel St, Picayune, MS 39466 – Opening March 30, 2022 – 4 p.m.
Pearl River County Safe Room Poplarville – 124 Rodeo St, Poplarville, MS 39470 – Open
RANKIN COUNTY –
Rankin County Safe Room – 651 Marquette Road, Brandon, MS 39042 – Standby
TALLAHATCHIE COUNTY –
Tallahatchie County Safe Room – 185 South Market St., Charleston – Opening March 30, 2022 – 1 p.m.
TATE COUNTY –
Tate County Safe Room – 301 Marvin Street, Senatobia, MS – Opening March 30, 2022 – 1:30 p.m.
WEBSTER COUNTY –
East Webster High School – 195 Old Cumberland Road, Maben, MS – Open

 

 

ORIGINAL POST:

Severe thunderstorms are likely this afternoon and evening across the region. Damaging winds up to 80mph and tornadoes are the primary concerns.

This morning, even before any storms arrive, could gust around 50 mph with high temps in the lower 80s.

Storm threats will increase after lunch near the Mississippi River, hitting Jackson by 4-6 PM and exiting to the east by 10 PM.

 

Please stay weather aware, and check back for updates!

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