Weather Service Issues Tornado Watch for Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi

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The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for parts of Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee.

According to a special weather statement released by the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, a Tornado Watch is in effect until 11:00 PM CST for the following locations:

MISSISSIPPI COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE: 

ALCORN, BENTON, CALHOUN, CHICKASAW, ITAWAMBA, LAFAYETTE, LEE, MARSHALL, MONROE, PANOLA, PONTOTOC, PRENTISS, QUITMAN, TALLAHATCHIE, TIPPAH, TISHOMINGO, UNION and YALOBUSHA

TENNESSEE COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE
CHESTER, HARDEMAN, HARDIN, LAWRENCE, MCNAIRY and WAYNE

ALABAMA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE
COLBERT, FRANKLIN and LAUDERDALE

The following Mississippi counties are under an additional tornado watch until 9 p.m. CST:
ADAMS, ATTALA, BOLIVAR, CARROLL, CHOCTAW, CLAIBORNE, COPIAH, FRANKLIN, GRENADA, HINDS, HOLMES, HUMPHREYS, ISSAQUENA, JEFFERSON, LEAKE, LEFLORE, MADISON,  MONTGOMERY, NESHOBA, RANKIN, SCOTT, SHARKEY, SUNFLOWER, WARREN, WASHINGTON, WEBSTER, WINSTON and YAZOO

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