SEVERE WEATHER ANNOUNCEMENT 11 A.M.


April 4, 2011

The National Weather Service has placed the Starkville area under a tornado watch until 6 p.m., meaning conditions are favorable for tornadoes to form. A wind advisory is in effect until 4 p.m., with wind gusts up to 40 mph possible. Monitor local news channels throughout the day, be prepared to seek safety if conditions worsen, and use caution if traveling. Be alert to changing conditions, and be prepared to seek shelter if weather sirens sound.