Short Fused Statement

MSZ035-040-041-LAZ009-022345-

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
539 PM CDT FRI MAY 2 1997

...TORNADO WARNING IN EFFECT FOR NORTHERN ISSAQUENA AND SHARKEY COUNTIES UNTIL 616 PM...
...TORNADO WARNING IN EFFECT FOR EAST CARROLL PARISH LA UNTIL 6 PM...

AT 537 PM DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED 2 POSSIBLE TORNADOES...ONE NEAR ANGUILLA MS...AND THE OTHER JUST NORTH OF LAKE PROVIDENCE
LA. IN ADDITION...THE THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH THESE TORNADOES MAY PRODUCE HAIL UP TO 2 AND A HALF INCHES IN DIAMETER.
DIME TO QUARTER SIZE HAIL OCCURRED IN LAKE PROVIDENCE LA AROUND 520 PM.

THESE STORMS WERE MOVING EAST NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH. PEOPLE IN THE PATH OF THESE STORMS SHOULD MOVE TO SHELTER IMMEDIATELY.

 

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