Location and Magnitude contributed by: Nevada Seismological Laboratory
- 2013-01-09 13:50:47 UTC
- 2013-01-09 05:50:47 UTC-08:00 at epicenter
- 2013-01-09 07:50:47 UTC-06:00 system time
Location37.273°N 114.363°W depth=5.8km (3.6mi)
- 40km (25mi) SSE of Caliente, Nevada
- 57km (35mi) NNW of Mesquite, Nevada
- 71km (44mi) WNW of Saint George, Utah
- 77km (48mi) WNW of Washington, Utah
- 442km (275mi) SSW of Salt Lake City, Utah
Severe Weather Threat in Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas
Published: Jan 10, 2013, 5:39 AM EST weather.com
While heavy rainfall will be the primary threat, a few severe thunderstorms are possible Thursday in the Lower Mississippi Valley.
A brief damaging wind gust and, perhaps, a rain-wrapped tornado embedded in the line of thunderstorms is possible as it marches only slowly eastward.
(MORE: TOR:CON tornado risk forecasts)
It's been 199 straight days without a single U.S. tornado death, which beats the old record streak from 1986 and 1987.
This is despite a 61-mile long tornado with up to EF3 damage on Christmas Day in southern Mississippi, not to mention over two dozen other tornadoes that touched down during that outbreak.
(MORE: Christmas tornadoes)
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