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MEMA: Two Deaths, Storm Damage in 15 Counties

MEMA: Two Deaths, Storm Damage in 15 Counties

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Storm damage in Tunica County Saturday night Storm damage in Tunica County Saturday night
PEARL, MS -

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is reporting damage from Saturday's storms in 15 counties, including damage to homes and trees and power lines down.

One storm death was in Coahoma County, the other death in Jasper County. MEMA reports several injuries statewide.

County emergency managers continue to conduct damage assessments.

MEMA reports damage in the following counties: 

  • Adams: Numerous trees down and power outages.
  • Bolivar: Damage to homes. Trees down and power outages.
  • Clarke: Lightning strike causing natural gas leak, situation now cleared.
  • Coahoma: One death and damage to several homes.
  • Desoto: Damage to homes. Trees down and power outages.
  • Jasper: One death and two injuries reported from vehicles hitting downed tree.
  • Lafayette: Trees and power lines down.
  • Marshall: One injury, six homes, one business and one public facility with minor damage.
  • Panola: Reports of injuries and damage to homes. Trees down and power outages.
  • Perry: One mobile home with major damage.
  • Quitman: Reports of one injury and damage to several homes.
  • Tate: Damage to homes and businesses.
  • Tishomingo: One commercial building destroyed.
  • Tunica: Reports of one injury, damage to homes and a church. Power lines down.
  • Union: Two homes with major damage and minor power outages.

 

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