Storm damage in Hattiesburg minimal

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Damage from the storm in the area was kept to a minimum with a few downed trees and flash flooding.

Several streets were temporarily closed and traffic was diverted until flood waters subsided. Highway 49 was closed near West Pine Street and at Mimosa Lane due to the flood waters.  Also a northbound lane on Highway 59 near mile marker 68 was closed while M-dot workers removed a fallen tree.

In downtown, Gorden's Creek spilled over it's banks in several locations.

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