Severe weather expected to move throughout Mississippi Tuesday

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Another round of severe weather is expected to hit parts of Mississippi Tuesday.

Storm Team 12 is tracking the storm. There is a possibility of hail, damaging winds, flash flooding, and tornadoes.

tornado watchMost of the WJTV viewing area is under a tornado watch until 10 p.m.

Follow our Storm Team 12 Meteorologists, Ken South, Brad Maushart,Terran Kirksey, and Kaiti Blake on Twitter.

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Here’s what you need to know.


Storm Team 12 expects that the severe weather will move into parts of the state around 2 p.m. Some storms could move into Southwest Mississippi as early as noon.


Storm Team 12 meteorologists will be tracking the weather closely. At this time, the greatest risk of significant severe weather will be south of I-20. We still could see some severe weather elsewhere, but the coverage of severe storms north of I-20 should be more isolated.


What should you do now? 

  • Have a plan in place that you can quickly act on if a Severe Thunderstorm or Tornado Warning is issued for your area.
  • Stay weather aware. You can follow us on Twitter & Facebook for information & to ask question. Also, it’s a good idea to download our FREE WJTV Weather app. It’ll allow you to look at radar anytime & you can set it up to alert you if a warning is issued for your area.
  • Keep in mind, this is a developing situation. We’ll continue to update our forecast through the day as necessary.

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