UPDATE 4:53pm: Here is a WeatherTap radar image of a hook echo (near the auto [spotter] symbol near Terry) moving northeast. Tornado warning for Jackson and surrounding area!
UPDATE 5:42pm: There is confirmed damage south and east of downtown Jackson.
CNN is now reporting three fatalities in Arkansas and three in Missouri from
tornadoes earlier today.
UPDATE: 4:40PM Friday. Here is the AccuWeather Radar showing tornado-warned storms west of Jackson, MS. Play close attention to the weather in these areas!!
Below, I talk about non-conventional tornado signatures in winter. Here is a supercell with a hook southwest of Jackson as recorded by NWS radar at 4:15pm:
|The developing hook is circled in red.|