Area under tornado watch until 11 p.m.

Area under tornado watch until 11 p.m.

September 2nd, 2012 by Staff Report in Local Regional News

Tornado watch

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The National Weather Service in Morristown, Tenn., has issued a tornado watch for northern Mississippi, northern Alabama and eastern Tennessee until 11 p.m. tonight.

Bledsoe, Bradley, Marion, McMinn, Meigs, Polk, Rhea, Roane and Sequatchie counties are under a hazardous weather outlook, which includes remnants of Hurricane Isaac. Strong to severe storms are expected and there may be isolated tornadoes, the weather service reported.

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