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Miss-Lou no longer under flood warning

Published 6:58am Thursday, January 10, 2013

JACKSON — All severe weather warnings for the Miss-Lou have expired.

The area was under a flood warning until 6:45 p.m. today.

A severe thunderstorm that moved through the Natchez-Vidalia area today produced approximately 5.3 inches of rain in Natchez and Adams County and 3.9 inches of rain in Vidalia and Concordia Parish, according to the National Weather Service office in Jackson.

A tornado warning and a tornado watch issued earlier have been lifted.

The warning came after meteorologists at the National Weather Service office in Jackson spotted a severe thunderstorm on radar capable of producing a tornado. The storm moved through the Natchez-Vidalia area around 7:30 a.m.

A tornado warning means that a tornado is occurring or may be imminent. A tornado watch means that weather conditions exist that may lead to development of a tornado.

The severe weather is part of a slow-moving cold front moving through the area.