TORNADO WARNING in effect until 6:30 CT
Northeastern Lee county in eastern Arkansas... Southeastern St. Francis county in eastern Arkansas... South central Crittenden county in eastern Arkansas... Southwestern Desoto county in northwestern Mississippi... Northern Tunica county in northwestern Mississippi
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a Tornado Warning until 6:30 PM CT for:
- Northeastern Lee county in eastern Arkansas
- Southeastern St. Francis county in eastern Arkansas
- South central Crittenden county in eastern Arkansas
- Southwestern Desoto county in northwestern Mississippi
- Northern Tunica county in northwestern Mississippi
At 5:56 PM CT, a severe thunderstorm producing a tornado was located near Brickeys and Hughes and moving east at 45 mph.
Take cover now! Move to a storm shelter or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.
This cluster of thunderstorms is producing tornadoes and widespread significant wind damage. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.
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