As of 1:00am Wednesday, WDAM's Northern counties had been hit by the storm the hardest. multiple Tornado Warnings were accompanied by heavy rainfall, hail, winds, and a ridiculous amount of lightning. Law enforcement reported a tree down along Highway 28, West of Taylorsville. Emergency Management in Covington County reports penny size hail, while Jasper County Emergency Management reports quarter size hail. Our Titan Radar shows over 1,000 lightning strikes an hour within Jones County alone and many other counties have seen the same.
The main line of storms will not likely clear all of the Pine Belt until around 3:00am.