Tuesday, February 7

High winds, rain blowing into Mississippi into evening


3:15 p.m.

Law enforcement officials in Canton reported finding several trees down around 3 pm A tornado warning remains in effect for Noxubee County. All other warnings are canceled but most of the state remains under a threat of severe thunderstorms. Some areas also are under a tornado watch until early evening.

Power is out for nearly 13,000 customers in central and northern Mississippi, particularly in Hinds, Copiah, Holmes Attala, Calhoun and Carroll counties, according to poweroutage.us.

2:30 pm

High winds and rain are expected to cause damage through Mississippi on Thursday as a line of severe weather blows through the state.

Meteorologists at the National Weather Service in Jackson forecast damaging wind gusts of up to 70 miles per hour and quarter-sized hail could impact much of west and central Mississippi throughout the afternoon and evening.


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