PEARL, Miss. (WJTV) – Leaders with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) said counties have reported 111 homes were damaged during the severe weather on December 13-14, 2022.

Four injuries were reported during the severe weather event; four in Sharkey County and one in Hinds County.

MEMA officials said the following counties reported some damage to homes ranging from affected to destroyed:

  • Adams– 5 homes, 1 public bridge
  • Clarke – 20 homes
  • Forest– 29 homes
  • Harrison – 3 homes; 3 public buildings
  • Jefferson – 3 homes; 1 public road
  • Madison – 15 homes
  • Newton – 16 homes
  • Sharkey– 19 homes, 2 farms, 1 public bridge
  • Sunflower – 1 home
  • Wilkinson – 3 public roads

MEMA encourages residents who’ve sustained damage after a severe weather event to do the following:

  • File an insurance claim
  • Take photos of the damage to the home
  • Report damage to county/MEMA via the self-report tool