Strong winds, heavy rains begin to pound Warren County

Published 5:01 pm Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Emergency officials have said they have had reports of wind gusts in excess of 70 miles per hour being reported near LeTourneau as the worst of this severe weather system arrives in Warren County.

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Warren County through 5:30 p.m.

The warning comes as a strong line of storms crosses the Mississippi River, pushed by a significant wind field behind it.

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Weather officials have said this fast-moving weather system, capable of spinning off tornadoes and producing large hail, is also expected to dump 2-to-3 inches of rain on the area.

The Warren County Emergency Management Agency has urged residents to shelter-in-place as the worst of this system moves through.

About Tim Reeves

Tim Reeves, and his wife Stephanie, are the parents of three children, Sarah Cameron, Clayton and Fin, who all attend school in the Vicksburg Warren School District. The family are members of First Baptist Church Vicksburg. Tim is involved in a number of civic and volunteer organizations including the United Way of West Central Mississippi and serves on the City of Vicksburg's Riverfront Redevelopment Committee.

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