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Tornado warning continues for Harrison County until 11:30 a.m.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW ORLEANS HAS ISSUED A



* TORNADO WARNING FOR...

HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI...

THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF BILOXI...



* UNTIL 1130 AM CDT



* AT 1053 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR BILOXI...

MOVING NORTHWEST AT 51 MPH.



* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...

LYMAN BY 1115 AM CDT...

SAUCIER BY 1120 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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