Saturday, May 18 2013 1:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 17:58:29 GMT
Officials with the Jackson County Sheriff's department say the body of Timothy Gordon, Sr. was found just after 12 p.m. Saturday on the Escatawpa River. Friday evening around 5:30, Gordon and anotherMore >>
Officials with the Jackson County Sheriff's department say the body of Timothy Gordon, Sr. was found just after 12 p.m. Saturday on the Escatawpa River.More >>
Monday, May 13 2013 12:24 PM EDT2013-05-13 16:24:04 GMT
MARION COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come. According to Marion County Sheriff Berkley Hall, the drug raid is the result of severalMore >>
A weekend-long drug raid left 22 individuals behind bars, and more arrests to come.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:04 PM EDT2013-05-18 03:04:19 GMT
It is the end of an era for one Biloxi elementary school. A long-time PE teacher is retiring at the end of the month. And when he leaves, so will a popular tradition he started three decades ago.More >>
It is the end of an era for one Biloxi elementary school. A long-time PE teacher is retiring at the end of the month. And when he leaves, so will a popular tradition he started at the school three decades ago. Thousands of students consider him the "coolest" teacher around.More >>
A strong storm system will make for a fairly busy day across East Texas weather wise. Showers and thunderstorms will begin to develop shortly after 7 AM across much of the area. A few of these storms will be severe with large hail and gusty winds. Areas from Palestine to Rusk to Center and south have a risk of isolated tornadoes as well. This is where the warm front should set up later this morning as the thunderstorms begin to move in.
The air mass across East Texas right now is very cool and stable. However, as a warm front begins to move north, the air above this cool surface will be force upwards causing thunderstorms to develop. Temperatures in the mid levels of the atmosphere will be very cold allowing for the development of large hail, possible up to golf ball size.
The northward moving warm front will bring in warmer air to our far southern counties. It is here, mainly south of an Elkhart to Rusk to Center line, where thunderstorms could produce an isolated tornado or two. In addition to a tornado threat in these areas very strong winds are likely with the strongest storms.
This activity will move out of East Texas early this afternoon and the skies will actually become partly sunny in our western counties. Stay with KLTV and KLTV.com for all the latest weather development. If you have not done so yet, please go to your smart phones app store and download the KLTV weather app. It will be a useful tool throughout the severe weather season.
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