WATCH: Tracking severe thunderstorms, reports of hail and evacuations

WATCH: Tracking severe thunderstorms, reports of hail and evacuations
Lightning can be dangerous outside and inside. (Source: Pexels)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the following Tennessee counties:

  • Tipton
  • Shelby

WMC Chief Meteorologist Ron Childers is tracking this storm until 8:30 p.m.

Memphis in May officials have also issued a mandatory evacuation of Tom Lee Park.

They expect to re-open the gates within 30 minutes.

Hail has been reported near Cordova, Lakeland, Fisherville and Atoka.

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