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Washington County, MS
Wednesday July 18th, 2018 :: 03:06 p.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 03:45PM

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southwestern Chicot County in southeastern Arkansas... Northeastern Morehouse Parish in northeastern Louisiana... East Carroll Parish in northeastern Louisiana... West Carroll Parish in northeastern Louisiana... Southeastern Washington County in northwestern Mississippi... Northwestern Yazoo County in central Mississippi... Issaquena County in west central Mississippi... Sharkey County in west central Mississippi...

* Until 345 PM CDT.

* At 257 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Anguilla to near Oak Grove, moving southeast at 35 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Severe thunderstorms will be near... Holly Bluff and Monticello around 315 PM CDT. Alsatia around 325 PM CDT. Sondheimer around 330 PM CDT. Other locations impacted by these severe thunderstorms include Mayersville, Kilbourne, Forest, Cary, Pioneer and Epps.

* AFFECTED AREAS: SHARKEY, MS ... ISSAQUENA, MS ... YAZOO, MS ... CHICOT, AR ... WASHINGTON, MS ... EAST CARROLL, LA ... WEST CARROLL, LA ... MOREHOUSE, LA

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

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Address/Location
Washington County, MS
910 Courthouse Alley
Greenville, MS 38701

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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