Mississippi Skies Bulletin: Severe potential added for tonight; increased for Sunday

Published 1:53 pm Saturday, March 25, 2023

That National Weather Service has added a chance for severe storms for parts of Mississippi tonight while increasing chances for a larger portion of the state Sunday.

A Level 1 risk is now in place for southern Mississippi from near Meridian to Magee to Brookhaven towards the coast from 8 p.m. this evening until 2 a.m. Sunday. Isolated severe storms are possible with hail and damaging winds. A tornado can’t be ruled out.

Sunday’s risk has now expended in threat level, area, and timing. Storms could begin as early as 1 p.m. and last until 9 p.m. A Level 1 risk includes parts of the Mississippi Delta across to Columbus and Philadelphia. A Level 2 risk goes from Vicksburg to north of Jackson and Meridian and stretches to the south for most of the central and southern parts of Mississippi.

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Severe storms are possible, along with tornadoes, hail, and damaging wind.