An isolated strong to severe storm cannot be ruled out roughly between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Damaging winds up to 60 mph will be the primary threat, but a brief tornado also cannot be ruled out.
Lauderdale County authorities made a drug arrest that resulted in the seizure of at least one pound of methamphetamine. John Poisso Jr., 62, was arrested last week by deputies and the East Mississippi Drug Task Force.
If a tornado warning is issued for your area, you must get inside the lowest floor of a sturdy structure. Then get in a room away from windows that leaves as many walls between you and the outside world as possible.
The Christmastime tradition of children sitting on Santa’s lap at Uptown Meridian will not be happening this year. There will still be holiday cheer at the mall. Santa will be sending Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer to Uptown Meridian on December 5.
Overall, Monday and Tuesday will be dry and Wednesday the rain will be moving in. By Thanksgiving we will be dry once again, but not for long as more rain moves in on Friday and will stick around for the weekend.