Severe Thunderstorm Watch cancelled for Shelby County


Shelby County and most of the rest of the Mid-South is under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 9 p.m. Thursday.

The affected counties include all of the WREG viewing area in West Tennessee and Eastern Arkansas, plus the Mississippi counties north of Lafayette.

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According to NWS:

This afternoon and tonight there is a slight risk for severe thunderstorms this afternoon and this evening across a large portion of the Mid-South. Damaging winds and large hail will be the main threats. Localized heavy rain will also be possible.

A few strong to severe storms will be possible again Friday afternoon into Friday evening and late Saturday into early Sunday.

A Tornado Warning issued in Poinsett County expired at 2:45.