Marion Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Dense Fog Advisory
Statement as of 10:40 AM CST on November 22, 2014

...Dense fog advisory now in effect until 3 PM CST this afternoon...

* timing...dense fog will persist into the mid-afternoon hours for many locations.

* Impacts...visibilities of one-quarter mile or less are likely.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving...slow down. Use your headlights and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 6:00 am CST on November 22, 2014

...On this date in weather history...

In 1992...the second of a three day tornado outbreak continued to spread east across Dixie from eastern Mississippi...across Alabama and Georgia...to the western Carolinas. Shortly after midnight...a frightening F4...with a track 40 miles long and 1 mile wide...struck eastern Mississippi. The monstrous vortex began from about midway between Jackson and Hattiesburg...and raced northeast to about 40 miles west of Meridian. Although it roared primarily through rural areas...it's still remarkable no one was killed. However 20 were injured and it caused up to $50 million damage. Two violent f4s hit Georgia. The first one was a half mile wide and on the ground for 20 miles. It began 25 miles northwest of downtown Atlanta...and raced northeast. Although there were no fatalities...there were 46 injuries and close to