ST LOUIS (LALATE) – A Mississippi Tornado 2015 Warning today is striking Kemper. The Mississippi Tornado January 3, 2015 warning was issued moments ago, just after 5:30 pm EST. Several counties are on alert.
The latest Mississippi Tornado 2015 Warning covers southeastern Kemper and northeastern Lauderdale counties. I will remain in place until 500 PM CST. Officials tell news that at “431 PM CST a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Lauderdale and moving northeast at 45 mph. ” Officials indicate that radar suggests storm rotation. Officials report that “flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
A projected path has been announced to news moments ago. “This dangerous storm will affect mainly rural areas of northeastern Lauderdale and southeastern Kemper counties.” They add “Heavy rainfall may hide this tornado. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. Take cover now. “
Update: Multiple warnings are now in place in the state. First, a Tornado Warning for Lowndes County in MS is active until 5:15 PM CST. Second, a Tornado Warning for Kemper and Lauderdale Counties in MS is active until 5:00 PM CST. Third, a Tornado Warning for Covington and Simpson Counties in MS is in place until 3 pm along with one for Smith County in MS until 3:45 PM CST. For continuing coverage of this and all other tornado warnings today click HERE.