First Alert Weather Day continues: Isolated storms are still possible

Updated: Mar. 25, 2021 at 6:07 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - Thursday is a FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY. The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for McNairy and Alcorn counties until 11 p.m.

NWS cancelled a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the following counties: Northern Tippah, northern Benton, northwestern Alcorn, southeastern Hardeman and southwestern McNairy counties.


The Storm Prediction Center has lowered the risk of severe storms over most of the Mid-South as the main threat has shifted into north and central Alabama.

Severe Threat
Severe Threat(WMC)

A few isolated storms are still possible through 6 p.m., mainly in northeast Mississippi.

Damaging wind is the main with any storm that develops, but a tornado still can’t be ruled out.

First Alert Weather Day storm threats
First Alert Weather Day storm threats(WMC)

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