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FIRST ALERT: Some severe storms possible today

Source: First Alert Weather Source: First Alert Weather
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

Today: We have a low-end threat for severe weather. The time frame for most of central Mississippi is roughly 3 pm to 6 pm. Concerns are for storms with damaging winds and hail. The tornado threat is very low. Otherwise expect a breezy and warm day with highs in the low and mid 70s. Winds will be blustery out of the southwest up to 25 mph.

Tonight: Skies clear out and the temperatures drop to the low 40s. Winds become more northerly and calm down to 5-10 mph.

What to know ahead of severe weather:

No matter when severe weather strikes, one of the best things you can have in this situation is a NOAA weather radio.

If you have a question about how to program your weather radio, click here

You can always download the WLBT First Alert Weather app for Apple or Android device. 

Download our First Alert Weather App in your app store: 
To get the app for your iPhone or iPad, follow this link,  
To get the app in the Android Market click here.

The app includes push alerts for severe weather warnings and the ability to submit weather photos and videos. 

The alerts are sent based on the device's location, using GPS. This means you don't have to select any particular county - you are simply warned if severe.

If you don't know how to get our weather alerts, click here

You can track the storm yourself by clicking on our First Alert Interactive Radar .

Be sure you send all your weather photos to sendit@wlbt.com .

For up to the minute weather coverage and tips to stay safe, go to our First Alert Weather Facebook page and follow our meteorologists on Twitter so you can join in on the conversation.

WLBT First Alert Weather Team:

Dave Roberts - @DaveRobertsTV

Heather Sophia - @HeatherSophiaTV

Julia Weiden - @JuliaWeiden

Michael Haynes - @MichaelHaynes 

Barbie Bassett - @BarbieBassettTV 

Walt Grayson

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