WEATHER UPDATE: Tornado watch lifted for Adams County while nearby area under flash flood warning

Published 9:12 am Tuesday, April 5, 2022

A tornado watch issued by the National Weather Service for Adams County and Concordia Parish has been canceled, however some areas South and East of Adams County should keep a watchful eye out for flash flooding and possible tornadoes.

In Southern Mississippi, a tornado watch remains in effect for Amite, Hancock, Pearl River, Pike, Walthall and Wilkinson counties and a flash flood warning is in effect until 10:45 a.m. in Jefferson Davis, Lawrence, Lincoln and Franklin counties.

According to NWS, drivers should “turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.”

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Flash flooding may impact areas near small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas.