Thunderstorms possible this afternoon, evening

Published 12:15 pm Thursday, May 9, 2019

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A line of storms currently moving through South Mississippi could bring rain and the potential for severe weather to Crenshaw County later today.

According to the National Weather Service in Mobile, a slight risk for severe thunderstorm development continues over most locations in southeast Mississippi and portions of Southwest Alabama.

A marginal risk for severe thunderstorm development had been extended eastward to include Crenshaw County.

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According to Crenshaw County Emergency Management Director Eliot Jones, the primary threat for our area could be wind gusts from any thunderstorms that develop.

Rain and storms are expected to reach Crenshaw County this afternoon and continue into the evening hours.

Rain and thunderstorms are also possible for most of Friday and the weekend.