As the severe weather event begins to intensify across the state, a large portion of Mississippi has been placed under a tornado watch by the National Weather Service until 8 p.m.
Additionally, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is warning that Northeast Mississippi is now included in a “level 5, high-risk area.”
While the threat may be greatest in this area, all portions of Mississippi could face severe weather throughout the day into Thursday evening.
— msema (@MSEMA) March 25, 2021
Now is the time to prepare your safety plan and your emergency kits.