Saturday, March 28, 2009

Intensifying line moving through Mississippi


03:01 am

Strong to severe line of storms moving into East Central Mississippi at 3am. Warnings are being issued in association with this strengthening line.

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED 
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
303 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
JASPER COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF STRINGER...

* UNTIL 345 AM CDT

* AT 303 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL...AND
DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 10
MILES SOUTHWEST OF BAY SPRINGS...OR 11 MILES WEST OF STRINGER...AND
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
9 MILES NORTHWEST OF STRINGER BY 310 AM CDT...
BAY SPRINGS BY 315 AM CDT...
TURNERVILLE BY 320 AM CDT...
9 MILES NORTHWEST OF PAULDING BY 330 AM CDT...
GARLANDVILLE BY 335 AM CDT...
ROSE HILL BY 340 AM CDT...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WINDS OF 60 MPH CAN BRING DOWN TREES...POSSIBLY RESULTING IN INJURY
AND PROPERTY DAMAGE. ROOFS OF MOBILE HOMES AND OUTBUILDINGS COULD BE
DAMAGED...AND MINOR ROOF DAMAGE TO WELL BUILT HOMES AND STRUCTURES
COULD OCCUR.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. IF A TORNADO
IS SPOTTED... ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN A STURDY
STRUCTURE...SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.

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