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CANCELLED: Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Lowdnes County

Severe Weather
Posted at 2:50 PM, Mar 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-05 15:09:41-05

(WTXL) — UPDATE: The severe thunderstorm warning has been discontinued in Lowndes County.


ORIGINAL STORY:

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Lowndes County as a strong storm moves through the area.

The National Weather Service says the warning will be in effect until 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

NWS says gusts of up to 60 mph and hail are possible with this storm.

A severe thunderstorm warning is issued when either a severe thunderstorm is reported to be producing hail one inch or larger in diameter and/or winds equal or exceed 58 miles an hour. If an warning is issued, people in the affected area should seek safe shelter immediately.

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