SEVERE WEATHER OUTBREAK

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN

...MAJOR SEVERE WEATHER OUTBREAK IN PROGRESS ACROSS THE MID SOUTH...

THE MID SOUTH IS THE MIDST OF A MAJOR SEVERE WEATHER OUTBREAK.
ROTATING SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORMS HAVE PRODUCED TORNADOES IN THE
MEMPHIS METROPOLITAN AREA...JACKSON...NEAR OXFORD...AND MCNAIRY
AND SAINT FRANCIS COUNTIES.

THE MEMPHIS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT SUSTAINED DAMAGE AS WELL AS THE
HICKORY RIDGE MALL. IN JACKSON...THERE ARE REPORTS OF COLLAPSED
ROOFS IN TWO WOMEN/S DORMITORIES AT UNION UNIVERSITY WITH PEOPLE
TRAPPED. SO FAR...THERE HAS ONLY BEEN ONE CONFIRMED INJURY REPORT
NEAR OXFORD.

A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE MID SOUTH THROUGH EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING. THERE HAVE BEEN REPORTS OF TORNADOES...
LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WITH THE PASSAGE OF THIS FRONT.

WE ASK THAT ALL MID SOUTH EMERGENCY MANAGERS...MEDIA PARTNERS AND
TRAINED SPOTTERS CONTACT US WITH REPORTS OF SEVERE WEATHER IN
PROGRESS OR PAST DAMAGE REPORTS.

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