Tornado Watch issued for parts of Alabama and Mississippi

A Tornado Watch has been issued for parts of Alabama and Mississippi until 12 AM CST. Conditions have become favorable for the development of nocturnal tornadoes in and around the watch area. The watch includes Jackson, MS; Tupelo, MS; Huntsville, AL; and Tuscaloosa, AL. The University of Alabama, Mississippi State University, and the University of Mississippi are also included in the watch area.

If you live in or near the watch, please have a way to receive warnings tonight from a reliable source, and have a plan in place for your family and you in case a warning is issued.