Dangerous Storms Pound Mid-South

by | Mar 1, 2023 | Local News, Memphis, news, Weather | 0 comments

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Memphis and the Mid-South are under a Tornado Watch until 10 p.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

NWS Memphis reports, “several strong thunderstorms are moving across the Mid-South. These are producing a LOT of lightning and heavy rain. Could all produce severe winds, hail, or a tornado at any time.”

You can follow the storms on our exclusive Doppler radar here:

On Thursday, a higher threat for severe weather will be possible.

KWAM will provide live updates throughout the night with KWAM meteorologist Joey Sulipeck and our weather partners at WREG.

The Bluff City has experienced flooding, as captured by Ian Ripple.

The following counties are impacted by the Tornado Watch:

  • Fayette, Tenn.
  • Hardeman, Tenn.
  • Haywood, Tenn.
  • McNairy, Tenn.
  • Shelby, Tenn.
  • Tipton, Tenn.
  • Crittenden, Ark.
  • Cross, Ark.
  • Lee, Ark.
  • St. Francis, Ark.
  • Phillips, Ark.
  • Alcorn, Miss.
  • Benton, Miss.
  • Coahoma, Miss.
  • Desoto, Miss.
  • Lafayette, Miss.
  • Marshall, Miss.
  • Panola, Miss.
  • Quitman, Miss.
  • Tate, Miss.
  • Tippah, Miss.
  • Tunica, Miss.

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