WJTV News Channel 12 - 2 tornadoes confirmed Friday, more possible Saturday

2 tornadoes confirmed Friday, more possible Saturday

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Tree down on Charlie Brown Road Tree down on Charlie Brown Road

The National Weather Service confirms two tornadoes touched down in Central Mississippi Friday evening.

The first occurred in Eastern Warren County. Officials say a brief, EF-0 tornado touched down along the Big Black River and crossed Fisher Ferry Road. Five-to-eight trees had large limbs or part of the trunk broken off. It was on the ground for .6 mile and was 50 yards wide. Max wind was 70 miles-per-hour.

The second tornado, also an EF-0, occurred in Western Hinds County along Charlie Brown Road. One tree was down across the road. Max wind was 65 miles-per-hour.

Saturday afternoon and evening, we face the threat of more severe weather. Stay with Storm Team 12 for the latest on-air, online and on Facebook and Twitter.

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