WATCH NOW ON GMM: Potential severe weather approaching South MS

WATCH NOW ON GMM: Potential severe weather approaching South MS

DEVELOPING TODAY: Severe weather is expected to hit South Mississippi this afternoon. Meteorologist Tommy Richards says sustained winds of 10 to 30 mph with gust possibly up to 80 mph in thunderstorms could occur this afternoon and tonight. We have a rare moderate risk of severe thunderstorms through this evening, including tornadoes and possible small hail. Turn on Good Morning Mississippi right now for his full forecast on what you need to expect for today's weather.>> http://shout.lt/ZFqn

The threat of today's severe weather has at least two South Mississippi school districts taking precautions and closing schools earlier than normal. Click here to see the list of school districts with early dismissal times.

Good Morning Mississippi is on until 7 a.m. but you can stay up to date on the severe weather by downloading the free WLOX Weather app on your smartphone or iPad. Just search for "WLOX" in your app store.

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