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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
The National Weather Service InMemphis Has Issued A

* Tornado Warning For...
  Central...
The National Weather Service InMemphis Has Issued A * Tornado Warning For... Central Mississippi County In Eastern Arkansas... North Central Tipton County In Western Tennessee... Lauderdale County In Western Tennessee... * Until 530 Pm Cdt.(WMC First Alert Weather)
Published: Oct. 15, 2021 at 5:05 PM CDT|Updated: Oct. 15, 2021 at 5:25 PM CDT
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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.

Be sure to download the WMC First Alert weather app for Apple or Android it to your smartphone or tablet. It’s FREE and will give you instant access to current weather conditions and forecasts for your specific location.

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