Severe Weather Alert for Concordia, Catahoula in Louisiana and Adams in Mississippi

Monday, May 7, 2012 - 9:03pm

REPORTS FROM MOST TO LEAST RECENT


4:26 p.m.

...THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR CENTRAL ADAMS COUNTY WILL EXPIRE AT 430 PM CDT...

THE STORM THAT PROMPTED THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING HAS WEAKENED BELOW SEVERE LIMITS AND THE WARNING WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE. A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM CDT MONDAY EVENING FOR NORTHEAST LOUISIANA AND SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI.


3:54 p.m.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 262 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

THIS WATCH INCLUDES 4 PARISHES IN NORTHEAST LOUISIANA

CATAHOULA
CONCORDIA
FRANKLIN
RICHLAND

IN MISSISSIPPI THIS WATCH INCLUDES 11 COUNTIES

IN EAST CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI
CLARKE

IN SOUTH CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI
JEFFERSON DAVIS
LAWRENCE
LINCOLN
MARION

IN SOUTHEAST MISSISSIPPI
COVINGTON
FORREST
JONES
LAMAR

IN SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI
ADAMS
FRANKLIN

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...BASSFIELD... BROOKHAVEN... BUDE... COLLINS... COLUMBIA... DELHI... FERRIDAY... HARRISONBURG... HATTIESBURG... JONESVILLE... LAUREL... LUMBERTON... MEADVILLE... MONTICELLO... MOUNT OLIVE... NATCHEZ... NEW HEBRON... PRENTISS... PURVIS... QUITMAN... RAYVILLE... ROXIE... SHUBUTA... STONEWALL... VIDALIA... WEST FERRIDAY... WEST HATTIESBURG AND WINNSBORO.


3:38 p.m.

...LINE OF STRONG STORMS BEGINNING TO PUSH INTO FAR SOUTHERN
MISSISSIPPI...

A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING PEA TO DIME SIZE HAIL AND 40 TO 50 MPH WIND GUSTS WAS LOCATED FROM 10 MILES NORTHEAST OF SNELL TO 5 MILES EAST OF NATCHEZ AT 340 PM CDT...MOVING SOUTH AT 30 MPH. VERY HEAVY RAIN ALONG WITH FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING STRIKES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. HIGH WINDS CAN BRING DOWN TREES AND LARGE LIMBS RESULTING IN SERIOUS INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE. EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION WHEN OUTDOORS DURING SUCH STRONG WINDS...AND BE ESPECIALLY AWARE OF OLDER TREES.


PEOPLE IN CLARKE...SOUTHERN COVINGTON...NORTHERN FORREST... FRANKLIN... SOUTHERN JEFFERSON DAVIS... JONES... LAMAR... SOUTHERN LAWRENCE... SOUTHERN LINCOLN... MARION AND EASTERN ADAMS COUNTIES SHOULD MONITOR THESE STORMS CLOSELY. 

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