Area Under Tornado Watch

Area Under Tornado Watch


Updated: March 1, 2017, 4:47 p.m. CST

The National Weather Service has placed Calhoun County under a Tornado Watch until 6 p.m. CST this evening, and a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 5:15 p.m. CST this evening.

According to the Calhoun County EMA, a line of thunderstorms will be moving across the area this afternoon and evening. The National Weather Service predicts that the main threat with these storms will be high damaging winds up to 60 MPH. There is also a chance of hail and a possible tornado associated with these storms. 

The storms are anticipated to arrive in our area around 2 PM at the earliest and exit our area by 8 PM. Calhoun County has been moved into the Elevated Threat Area. The main threat from this storm system will by damaging winds up to 60 MPH.

All JSU students and personnel are asked to be weather aware and sign up for e-Alerts if you have not already done so. 

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Any weather warnings or announcements relevant to JSU operations will be shared via e-Alert, email, our website, and with the media. Also, please note your building's safe places today (usually the center hallway of the lowest level, away from doors and windows).