Tornado watch issued in Lafayette County
Published 1:16 pm Wednesday, December 29, 2021
The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch in Lafayette County, which is effective until 7 PM CST this evening.
According to the NWS, severe thunderstorms are forecast from parts of the lower Mississippi Valley into the Tennessee Valley today which could bring damaging wind gusts, a few tornadoes, and hail during the afternoon and evening.
Two more storm systems will impact the western U.S. with heavy coastal rain and additional mountain snow today through Friday.
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