Evening storms could produce tornadoes, hail

Published 3:28 pm Friday, March 27, 2009

NATCHEZ — Potentially dangerous weather will be moving into Natchez this evening.

Adams County Emergency Management Director Stan Owens said the greatest potential for a storm moving into the area is from 5 p.m. to midnight.

“Be alert of the weather,” Owens said.

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National Weather Service Meteorologist Mike Edmonston said tonight’s storms will have the capability to produce tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds.

Owens said in the event of a tornado, seek shelter in interiors rooms of a house or other building.

Those in mobile homes should seek more secure shelter, Owens said.

Adams County is currently under a tornado warning until 7 p.m.

Entergy has additional crews in the area on standby in the event of power outages.