Thanksgiving eve thunderstorms possible across parts of Mississippi

Published 8:54 am Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Severe weather — including tornadoes — will be possible across large parts of the South and Midwest just before Thanksgiving, forecasters say.

Damaging winds will be the main threat on Wednesday, but a tornado or two will also be possible across the region, the national Storm Prediction Center is forecasting.

More than 21 million people will at a marginal risk of severe Wednesday in parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois and Indiana.

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That includes several large metro areas including Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Louisville, Kentucky and Memphis and Nashville in Tennessee.