Tornado Watch issued for Alcorn County until 10 pm Wednesday

A tornado watch is in place for Alcorn county until 10 pm on Wednesday.

From the National Weather Service in Memphis:

This Afternoon and Tonight Severe thunderstorms are possible for portions of North Mississippi and West Tennessee, mainly East of I-55 and south of I-40.

The main threats will be large hail and damaging winds, although tornadoes are also possible. The threat for severe storms should quickly diminish after sunset.

Most of North MS is under the watch.

Areas include tippah, Benton, Prentiss and Alcorn county, among others.

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