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Tornado Warning

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Tornado Warning issued May 02 at 9:53PM CDT until May 02 at 10:45PM CDT by NWS Memphis

...TORNADO EMERGENCY FOR TUPELO... The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a * Tornado Warning for... Northwestern Itawamba County in northeastern Mississippi... Central Lee County in northeastern Mississippi... Southern Tishomingo County in northeastern Mississippi... Southeastern Prentiss County in northeastern Mississippi... * Until 1045 PM CDT. * At 952 PM CDT, a confirmed large and destructive tornado was observed over Tupelo, moving northeast at 45 mph. TORNADO EMERGENCY for Tupelo. This is a PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. TAKE COVER NOW! HAZARD...Deadly tornado. SOURCE...Radar confirmed tornado. IMPACT...You are in a life-threatening situation. Flying debris may be deadly to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be destroyed. Considerable damage to homes, businesses, and vehicles is likely and complete destruction is possible. * Locations impacted include... Tupelo, Baldwyn, Verona, Tombigbee State Park, Tishomingo State Park, Saltillo, Guntown, Belmont, Plantersville, Mantachie, Tishomingo, Burton, Pratts Friendship, Sandy Springs, Marietta, Golden, Paden, Thrasher, Dennis and Mooreville. People attending Tupelo COVID-19 Testing should seek safe shelter immediately! TORNADO...OBSERVED TORNADO DAMAGE THREAT...CATASTROPHIC HAIL...0.00IN

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