Alert Day Thursday: severe storms expected

Quiet overnight with increasing clouds and winds from the southeast. Lows in the mid 60s. A strong storm system will bring the chance for scattered showers and thunderstorms during the day on Thursday. Some of these storms may be severe with locally damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes. The risk for severe weather will be between Noon and midnight for all of South Mississippi, including Pearl River, Stone, George, Jackson, Harrison, and Hancock counties. It is important to stay weather aware on Thursday and have multiple ways to get weather warnings. Make sure to turn on notifications on the WLOX Weather App to to receive warnings for your specific location. A NOAA weather radio is always a good back-up. The stormy weather should move out of South Mississippi by early Friday morning.