Warren County under tornado watch until 6 p.m.

Published 12:05 pm Tuesday, May 4, 2021

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a tornado watch for Warren County until 6 p.m.

At 11:45 a.m., meteorologist Latrice Maxie said the storm system will move into the Warren County area this afternoon.

“It is still over parts of western Louisiana, but in the next couple of hours we are expecting this storm system to shift into parts of western Mississippi,” Maxie said

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In addition to the risks of tornados, Maxie said, there is also the possibility of hail and strong winds.

Maxie said if a warning for a tornado or severe weather is issued, take cover immediately.  Make sure you have a way of receiving updated reports and know where you are on the map. This will allow you to know what parts of the county may be affected by a warning, she said.

About Terri Cowart Frazier

Terri Frazier was born in Cleveland. Shortly afterward, the family moved to Vicksburg. She is a part-time reporter at The Vicksburg Post and is the editor of the Vicksburg Living Magazine, which has been awarded First Place by the Mississippi Press Association. She has also been the recipient of a First Place award in the MPA’s Better Newspaper Contest’s editorial division for the “Best Feature Story.”

Terri graduated from Warren Central High School and Mississippi State University where she received a bachelor’s degree in communications with an emphasis in public relations.

Prior to coming to work at The Post a little more than 10 years ago, she did some freelancing at the Jackson Free Press. But for most of her life, she enjoyed being a full-time stay at home mom.

Terri is a member of the Crawford Street United Methodist Church. She is a lifetime member of the Vicksburg Junior Auxiliary and is a past member of the Sampler Antique Club and Town and Country Garden Club. She is married to Dr. Walter Frazier.

“From staying informed with local governmental issues to hearing the stories of its people, a hometown newspaper is vital to a community. I have felt privileged to be part of a dedicated team at The Post throughout my tenure and hope that with theirs and with local support, I will be able to continue to grow and hone in on my skills as I help share the stories in Vicksburg. When asked what I like most about my job, my answer is always ‘the people.’

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