Damage reported from tornado in Rankin County


RANKIN COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – There have been several storm damage reports in Rankin County after a tornado touched down in Star just after midnight on Wednesday morning.

According to reports, several trees are down on U.S. 49. A tree also fell on a home on Front Street in Star. 8 to 10 homes have sustained damage, according to MSEMA.

There are no reported injuries at this time. Entergy Mississippi is reporting over 1,200 power outages in Rankin and Simpson Counties.

View the latest photos and videos back from the tornado damage here.

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