Several Mid-South counties under Severe Thunderstorm Warning Saturday evening
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The storms have arrived!
Much of the Mid-South was under Severe Thunderstorm Warnings Saturday evening.
The following counties were affected: Shelby, Fayette, Tipton and Lauderdale in Tennessee; Mississippi, Poinsett Crittenden, Cross, Lee and St. Francis in Arkansas; and DeSoto, Marshall, Tunica, Tate, Quitman, Panola and Lafayette in Mississippi.
All warnings have since expired.
People in those areas were at risk for wind gusts up to 60 mph and penny- to quarter-sized hail, according to the NWS. Damage to roofs, siding and trees is also possible.
The NWS reported at least 20 power poles down in the Wilson Mills area of Walls, Mississippi.
Meanwhile, much of the rest of our viewing area is under a Flash Flood Watch, and land along the Mississippi River is under a Flash Flood Warning.