MEMA releases preliminary damage report from April 23-24 severe storms


PEARL, Miss. (WJTV) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) released its preliminary damage report from the severe storms on April 23-24, 2021.

One storm-related death was reported in Pearl River County. One person was injured in George County, and another was injured in Stone County.

During the severe weather, MEMA officials said swift-water rescues took place in Wilkinson County without incident. At this time, there have been no resource requests made to the state.

The following counties have reported damage to MEMA:

  • George -1 home
  • Perry – 1 home
  • Stone– 3 homes
  • Wilkinson –  21 homes, 1 public building

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