Short Fused Statement

MSZ040-041-LA009-007-008-022300-

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

...TORNADO WARNING IN EFFECT FOR WEST CARROLL AND EAST CARROLL PARISHES UNTIL 530 PM...
...TORNADO WARNING IN EFFECT FOR MOREHOUSE PARISH UNTIL 515 PM...

AT 457 PM DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A TORNADO ABOUT 3 MILES EAST OF GOODWILL. A FUNNEL CLOUD WAS OBSERVED BY LAW ENFORCEMENT
PERSONNEL NEAR GOODWILL ABOUT 450 PM. IN ADDITION...THIS STORM WILL PRODUCE HAIL UP TO BASEBALL SIZE. THIS STORM WILL PASS
NEAR THE TOWNS OF FOREST...PIONEER AND LAKE PROVIDENCE THROUGH 515 PM.

ALTHOUGH THIS STORM HAS MOVED EAST OF MOREHOUSE PARISH...ANOTHER SEVERE STORM WILL MOVE INTO THE PARISH BY 505 PM. THIS
STORM WILL PRODUCE LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS...AND COULD STRENGTHEN AND PRODUCE A TORNADO.

 

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