The threat of severe weather is causing schools in Union County to dismiss early.
From the NWS:
There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms across portions of North Central and Northeast Mississippi this afternoon into this evening.
Damaging winds is the primary severe weather threat along with secondary threats of large hail and a few tornadoes. Localized heavy rainfall is also possible.
From all schools in the county:
Due to the possibility of bad weather in our area Union County Schools will dismiss today at 1:00pm. Buses will run. Ken Basil, Superintendent