Tornado Watch canceled for Mid-South as storms exit the area

MID-SOUTH — Tornado Watch has been canceled for everyone!

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HERE IS THE LATEST UPDATE AS OF 9:15 P.M. WEDNESDAY:

After a day of rain and storms and just a few warnings, the Mid-South’s severe weather risk is over.

The lack of instability in the environment kept the storms under control this afternoon with most all of us missing out on any damaging winds or tornadoes.

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Parts of the Mid-South had small hail and flash flooding but conditions have improved on roadways.

The bulk of the rain is now to our east with just lingering isolated showers expected overnight and through the day tomorrow.

Cold air will move in tonight dropping temperatures in a big way. Get ready for a cool and cloudy Thursday!

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The National Weather Service issued a rare 5/5 risk of severe weather in the Deep South. This was the first high-risk issued since May 20, 2019. The last high risk in March was issued in 2012.

This is also the third high-risk 5/5 zone issued in the month of March for parts of the Mid-South. The first was on Mar. 1, 2007, and the second was March 2, 2012.

The last time anyone in the Midsouth was under a 5/5 risk zone was April 28, 2014.

All of this was due to a cold front that made its way through Texas.

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