Digital First: Severe storms move through Central Mississippi

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Severe storms moved through Central Mississippi on Sunday. Power outages are being reported from the storms.

In Lamar County, a possible tornado knocked down trees on Salt Dome Road just north of Smith Road. The county’s EMA said trees and power lines are down across Lamar County.

A trailer was destroyed in Lamar County by a possible tornado at 888 Tatum Salt Dome Road north of Baxterville. There are reports of a tree on a car north of Purvis on Harold Tucker Road at Highway 11.

Officials at the Marion County EMA said there are reports of storm damage in the Sandy Hook area and in Pinebur.

The City of Hattiesburg is dealing with power outages and flooding. A tree is reportedly down on Sullivan Drive near Highway 49.

There is flash flooding in downtown Columbia from the severe weather.

Melissa McNeese captured video of the severe storms moving through Tylertown.

In the metro, Tom Edwards captured video of a severe thunderstorm moving through the Patrick Farms Golf Course in Pearl.

Some areas are also under flash flood warnings until Sunday evening. Investigator Terry Gann with the Yazoo County Sheriff’s Office captured a picture of flooding on Highway 49 near Bentonia.

Courtesy: Terry Gann

Storm Team 12 is also tracking severe weather damage in Central Mississippi.

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