Special Weather Statement issued June 02 at 4:54PM CDT by NWS Memphis
...A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED UNTIL 530 PM CDT FOR... Northwestern Itawamba County in northeastern Mississippi... Northern Lee County in northeastern Mississippi... Southwestern Prentiss County in northeastern Mississippi... At 454 PM CDT...a strong thunderstorm producing pea size hail or larger and winds at least 40 mph was located near Saltillo, or 9 miles north of Tupelo, moving northeast at 25 mph. Very heavy rain along with continuous cloud to ground lightning are also possible with this thunderstorm. People in northwestern Itawamba...northern Lee and southwestern Prentiss Counties should monitor this storm closely.