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Tornado warning until 9:45 a.m. for parts of Harrison, Jackson counties

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...

NORTHEASTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI...

WEST CENTRAL JACKSON COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI...



* UNTIL 945 AM CDT



* AT 909 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO 24 MILES EAST OF

SAUCIER...OR 8 MILES NORTH OF OCEAN SPRINGS...MOVING NORTHWEST AT

51 MPH.



* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...

7 MILES NORTHEAST OF SAUCIER BY 935 AM CDT...



HEAVY RAINFALL MAY OBSCURE THIS TORNADO. TAKE COVER NOW! IF YOU WAIT

TO SEE OR HEAR IT COMING...IT MAY BE TOO LATE TO GET TO A SAFE PLACE.



THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS UNDER A WORKBENCH OR OTHER

PIECE OF STURDY FURNITURE. SEEK SHELTER ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF THE

BUILDING IN AN INTERIOR HALLWAY OR ROOM SUCH AS A CLOSET. USE

BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TO COVER YOUR BODY AND ALWAYS STAY AWAY FROM

WINDOWS.



IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES...EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE A

SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER. IF NO SHELTER IS AVAILABLE...LIE FLAT IN THE

NEAREST DITCH OR OTHER LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.



A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 PM CDT MONDAY AFTERNOON

FOR SOUTHEAST LOUISIANA AND SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI.

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