Chance of severe weather returns to large portion of Mississippi

Published 6:11 am Monday, October 24, 2022

A chance of severe weather returns to the forecast for a large portion of Mississippi Tuesday.

Officials with the National Weather Service in Jackson issued an advisory Sunday in advance of a cold front expected to move through the state Tuesday between 8 a.n. and 5 p.m.

Forecasters say the cold front could bring severe thunderstorms. The storms will be possible along and ahead of the cold front as it moves east through the day.

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Damaging wind gusts of 60 mph will be the primary concern with storms, but tornadoes will also be possible, officials said.