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Booneville residents share their story after surprise tornado warning

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www.youtube.com – WTVA 9 – 2024-07-09 22:24:24


SUMMARY: In an unusual for July, North Mississippi experienced two warnings this morning due to the remnants of post-tropical depression Barrel. Issued by the National Weather Service in Memphis, the warnings affected just north of . were caught off guard as the tornado sirens went off around 9:45 AM, prompting people to seek shelter. Despite the intense weather, there were no reports of tornado touchdowns or . Residents noted the rapid weather change from sunshine to heavy rain and strong winds. Many received alerts via the WTBA weather app and observed storm rotation. The weather has since cooled significantly.

A tornado warning caught northeast Mississippi by surprise Tuesday morning.

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Editorial: Tax free weekend

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www.youtube.com – – 2024-07-13 00:04:03


SUMMARY: The Mississippi Sales Tax has been extended from two to three days, running from Friday, July 12th through Sunday, July 14th, due to new legislation. This change accommodates attending school year-round. Qualified tax- purchases include clothing items like shirts, pants, and jackets, provided each item is under $100. Accessories such as jewelry and wallets do not qualify, regardless of the price. School supplies such as backpacks, pencils, and textbooks are also tax-free. Online purchases must be within the specified time frame and under $100. For more details, visit WAPT.com. Lawmakers are applauded for the beneficial changes.

Editorial: Tax free

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Hot & Humid this weekend / 7/12/24

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www.youtube.com – – 2024-07-12 23:13:33


SUMMARY: Happy Friday! It's a hot and humid day with temperatures just below 100°F, feeling closer to 105°F due to humidity. Some rain has fallen south of the I-20 Corridor, with light activity in and Chalk counties. Most are dry, but spotty showers are possible, particularly near the coast. highs will reach around 99-100°F, with slight rain chances each day. Sunday offers a better for showers. Beachgoers face a low risk of rip currents but should watch for potential thunderstorms. Overall, a hot and steamy weekend with sporadic rain; rain chances increase slightly next .

First Alert: This weekend will be a scorcher

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Friday brings the heat… and so does the weekend

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www.youtube.com – – 2024-07-12 23:08:54


SUMMARY: This evening is calm with no showers on the radar, temperatures mostly in the 70s and 80s, feeling hotter due to humidity. A stalled boundary near the Coast may trigger showers tomorrow, but locally, rain will be isolated with another hot day ahead. Dew points are rising, pushing heat indices to dangerous levels, possibly reaching 105-110°F over the . Practicing heat safety is crucial. Rain is needed due to a rainfall deficit; spotty showers are expected in the coming days, with slightly higher chances next . Tonight's lows will be around 70°F, with a hot and muggy Friday reaching mid to upper 90s.

FIRST ALERT: Dangerous heat returns this weekend

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