Tornado Watch issued for South Mississippi as line of storms approaches (Saturday, Jan. 11)


(WXXV) — The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for South Mississippi.

The Tornado Watch is in effect until 4:00 PM Saturday for Pearl River, Jackson, Stone, Harrison, George, and Hancock Counties.

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Additionally, Tornado Watches stretch across the northern Gulf Coast including coastal Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida.

The main line of storms will likely move through South Mississippi between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., bringing heavy rain, gusty winds, and the threat of tornadoes.

Make sure you have multiple ways to receive weather alerts throughout the day!

WXXV will have a meteorologist on standby to break into regular TV programming in the event a Tornado Warning is issued.


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