Jones county officials warn residents of wet-roads, severe weather threat

JONES COUNTY, Miss. - Strong storms continue to affect the Pine Belt area for the second night in a row. Jones County Emergency Management (JCEM) said to be extra cautious while driving on the roads.

During a briefing Tuesday with the National Weather Service in Jackson, officials said severe storms with possible tornadoes could roll through Southern Mississippi Tuesday night.

“Not likely, but very possibly, trees on the road, wet conditions, wet road conditions, and just drive very slowly, more slowly and maybe you want to get on the road more earlier than usual" said JCEM, Marda Tullos.

Tullos said the severe threat warning will start from 11 p.m. and end at 4 a.m. Wednesday morning.

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