NWS Jackson MS

NWS Jackson MS


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A National Weather Service Survey Team found an EF-0 tornado that occurred near Pelahatchie in Rankin County on April 9th.

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5:45 AM: The severe weather threat has ended across our area, and the last round of rain is in the process of moving out. If you are venturing out this morning, please remain vigilant for any areas where flooding persists. And remember #TurnAroundDontDrown  !

Rain continues to end from west to east this morning, with clearing conditions on the way. High temps will mostly be in the 70s. Clear skies and cool temperatures are expected tonight with lows in the 40s and lower 50s.

If you're visiting the central Gulf Coast this weekend, the rip current risk remains high into Sunday. Be sure to heed the advice of local beach patrol and flag warning systems!

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Clear skies and cool temperatures are expected tonight with lows in the upper 40s to lower 50s.

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Preliminary paths for the two long track tornadoes in SE MS: The 1st started in Jeff Davis Co. and tracked for ~68 miles. EF-4. Max width-at least 2 miles. The 2nd started in Lawrence Co. and continued for ~82.5 miles. EF-3. Max width-1 mile. #MSwx 

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Maria went from a Tropical Storm to a Cat 5 Hurricane in just over 27 hours. Wind speeds increased ~90 mph within that span.*prelim data

The Easter EF4 tornado that began in Jefferson Davis Co. and tracked for ~68 miles before lifting in Clarke Co. was at least 2 miles wide. This will be the widest tornado in Mississippi history, surpassing the April 24, 2010 tornado that tracked through Yazoo City (1.75 miles).

CONFIRMED TORNADO ON THE GROUND NEARING MISSISSIPPI STATE CAMPUS! IF YOU ARE IN STARKVILLE TAKE COVER NOW!!

Check it out. 🔍 The big long-track tornado scars can be seen on visible satellite imagery this afternoon. 📡 #MSwx 

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To put the "at least 2 mile width" into perspective, the widest tornado ever surveyed was the May 31, 2013 tornado near El Reno, OK at 2.6 miles wide.

NWS Jackson survey team confirms an EF-3 tornado in the city of Columbus in Lowndes Co. #mswx 

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