Tornado Watch issued for 53 counties in Mississippi for Sunday

A Tornado Watch has been issued for a large segment of the state of Missisippi on Sunday as a severe storm system makes it’s way in to the state.

*PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION TORNADO WATCH*

TORNADO WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN MISSISSIPPI. A TORNADO WATCH MEANS THAT TORNADIC ACTIVITY IS POSSIBLE!!

This is part of a large storm system making its way through the south on Sunday. Check out details on it here.

Be sure and check out your severe weather preparedness plan.

Check out where local storm shelters are.

Watch out for dark, rotating clouds.If you see one, take shelter immediately.

Listen for a tornado siren.If you hear it, seek shelter immediately.

Turn on your TV/radio.You’ll get the latest weather updates and emergency instructions.

Avoid unnecessary car trips.You don’t want to be caught outside if a tornado comes.

Bring in outdoor furniture and other items that could blow away.These may become a safety hazard.

LIST OF COUNTIES:

ADAMS ATTALA BOLIVAR
CALHOUN CARROLL CHICKASAW
CHOCTAW CLAIBORNE CLARKE
CLAY COAHOMA COPIAH
GRENADA HINDS HOLMES
HUMPHREYS ISSAQUENA ITAWAMBA
JASPER JEFFERSON KEMPER
LAFAYETTE LAUDERDALE LEAKE
LEE LEFLORE LOWNDES
MADISON MONROE MONTGOMERY
NESHOBA NEWTON NOXUBEE
OKTIBBEHA PANOLA PONTOTOC
PRENTISS QUITMAN RANKIN
SCOTT SHARKEY SIMPSON
SMITH SUNFLOWER TALLAHATCHIE
TISHOMINGO UNION WARREN
WASHINGTON WEBSTER WINSTON
YALOBUSHA YAZOO

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