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Severe storms popping up across the Mid-South

(Source: WMC Interactive Radar) (Source: WMC Interactive Radar)
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Many Mid-South counties are under severe weather alerts Friday afternoon.

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued until 6 p.m. for the following counties:

In Tennessee: Fayette and Shelby Counties.

The main threat associated with this storm is 60 mph wind gusts and quarter-sized hail.

According to the NWS, a severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for the following counties:

In Arkansas: Cross, Lee, Phillips, and St. Francis Counties until 9 p.m., and Clay, Craighead, Crittenden, Greene, Lawrence, Mississippi, Poinsett, and Randolph Counties until 8 p.m.

In Missouri: Dunklin and Pemiscot until 8 p.m.

In Tennessee: Benton, Carroll, Chester, Crockett, Decatur, Dyer, Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood, Henderson, Henry, Lake, Lauderdale, Madison, McNairy, Obion, Shelby, Tipton and Weakley Counties until 8 p.m.

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