Severe storms will be possible mainly across the ArkLaMiss Delta late this afternoon and this evening. Damaging wind gusts will be the primary threat with these storms, and tornadoes are also possible. The threat will decrease farther east as storms weaken overnight.Rainfall amounts of 1-3 inches, with locally higher amounts, are expected late this afternoon through tonight across the ArkLaMiss Delta. With considerable flooding already ongoing along many rivers in the area and in the Yazoo Backwater Area, this could result in additional flooding across the area.Gusty southerly winds are expected across the area today through this evening. Sustained winds over 25 mph and gusts over 40 mph are possible, especially in the elevated threat area. In addition, a Wind Advisory is in effect for much of the area.Another round of severe storms will be possible across the eastern part of the forecast area Thursday afternoon and evening. Damaging winds and hail will be possible, and tornadoes can’t be ruled out.
Jack O Willingham
Yazoo County Emergency Management