W Alert

  • W Alert: NOAA Severe Thunderstorm Warning
    W Alert: Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued June 17 at 7:56PM CDT expiring June 17 at 8:45PM CDT by NWS Jackson MS for Lowndes County The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Central Lowndes County in northeastern Mississippi... Southeastern Clay County in northeastern Mississippi... * Until 845 PM CDT. * At 755 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Waverly, or near Columbus AFB, moving north at 10 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. * Locations impacted include... Columbus, West Point, Columbus AFB, Caledonia, Kolola Springs, Steens, Waverly, Bent Oak and Tibbee. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Lowndes, MS; Clay, MS

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