Gov. Bryant tours tornado damage in Hattiesburg - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Gov. Bryant tours tornado damage in Hattiesburg

HATTIESBURG, MS (WLOX) -

Governor Phil Bryant is in Hattiesburg this morning to see for himself the damage left behind by a tornado Sunday evening.

According to Gov. Bryant, this tornado cut a 75 mile path through South Mississippi. It hop-scotched across Marion, Forrest and Lamar Counties. And as it did, it tore through an estimated 200 homes and mobile homes, and another 100 apartments.

As the tornado blew through, 13,339 people were without power. That number is still close to 4,300.

As of 10am Monday, the state knew about 50 roads with debris covering the area. At least 63 people were treated at two hospitals in the Forrest County area. Most have been released. There are no reports of any fatalities.

Copyright 2013 WLOX. All rights reserved.

News 7 Top Stories

SLIDESHOW: Hattiesburg Tornado Damage

See pictures from the Hattiesburg area of damage from Sunday's tornado. More>>

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • Active shooter apprehended at Hattiesburg bar

    Active shooter apprehended at Hattiesburg bar

    Saturday, September 23 2017 6:41 AM EDT2017-09-23 10:41:29 GMT

    Police responded to Ropers Rockin-Country bar on Highway 49 after reports of an active shooter.

    More >>

    Police responded to Ropers Rockin-Country bar on Highway 49 after reports of an active shooter.

    More >>
  • High school football roundup: Hattiesburg, North Forrest win at home

    High school football roundup: Hattiesburg, North Forrest win at home

    Saturday, September 23 2017 1:24 AM EDT2017-09-23 05:24:16 GMT
    Source: WDAMSource: WDAM

    Hattiesburg/Gautier Hattiesburg continued its winning ways Friday with a 56-13 win over Gautier. Jarod Conner scored twice to help ignite the Tigers offense. The Tigers host Stone next week. North Forrest/Heidelberg North Forrest won its fourth game in a row, taking down Heidelberg 20-6. Daylyn Croom found Jalen Grant in the corner of the end zone to finish the scoring for the Eagles. North Forrest will host St. Patrick next week while Heidelberg visits Collins. Copyrig...

    More >>

    Hattiesburg/Gautier Hattiesburg continued its winning ways Friday with a 56-13 win over Gautier. Jarod Conner scored twice to help ignite the Tigers offense. The Tigers host Stone next week. North Forrest/Heidelberg North Forrest won its fourth game in a row, taking down Heidelberg 20-6. Daylyn Croom found Jalen Grant in the corner of the end zone to finish the scoring for the Eagles. North Forrest will host St. Patrick next week while Heidelberg visits Collins. Copyrig...

    More >>
  • WATCH: WDAM 7 Gametime Show Sept. 22

    WATCH: WDAM 7 Gametime Show Sept. 22

Powered by Frankly