Forecasters say severe weather possible across parts of Mississippi today

Published 8:40 am Friday, May 8, 2020

A storm system headed to Mississippi Friday brings the chance for some severe weather, National Weather Service forecasters say.

“Severe storms will be possible across much of the area today,” forecasters with the National Weather Service reported. “Damaging wind gusts and hail up to quarter size will be the main hazards, but tornadoes also can’t be ruled out.”

Periods of high winds, heavy rain and the possibilities of hail near the heaviest storms are possible.

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Please stay aware of local weather today as the front moves through the area.