Major storm damage reported in N. Mississippi - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Major storm damage reported in N. Mississippi

(WMC-TV) - Major storm damage is being reported in parts of North Mississippi.

According to DeSoto County spokesman Dick Hackett, trees are reportedly blocking Highway 51 south of Hernando. Fogg Road at Davis Lane is closed and there are power outages in the area.

A Tunica County deputy also reports that a house has blown into the road in the southern part of Tunica County.

Tate County Sheriff Brad Lance reports that Highway 4 East is blocked. Palestine Road is also blocked as the result of a storage shed that blew into the street.

Here is a list of damages sorted by county from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency:

Bolivar: Damage to homes. Trees down and power outages.

Coahoma: One death and damage to several homes.

Desoto: Damage to homes. Trees down and power outages.

Jasper: One death and injury reported. Trees down.

Lafayette: Trees and power lines down.

Marshall: Reports of an injuries, damage to homes, power outages and trees down.

Panola: Reports of injuries and damage to homes. Trees down and power outages.

Perry: Damage to a home.

Tate: Damage to homes and businesses.

Tunica: Reports of injuries and damage to homes and a church. Power lines down.

Union: Damage to a home and power outages.

Get the latest from Action News 5 anytime: iPhone | iPad | Android | SMS Alerts | Email Alerts | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram


Copyright 2013 WMC-TV. All rights reserved.
  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • Wayne County's Dylan Snypes pursues MLB career

    Wayne County's Dylan Snypes pursues MLB career

  • Wayne County's Dylan Snypes pursues MLB career

    Wayne County's Dylan Snypes pursues MLB career

    Monday, June 26 2017 12:56 AM EDT2017-06-26 04:56:49 GMT
    Wayne County grad Dylan Snypes (7) was selected by the New York Mets in the 2017 MLB Draft. Courtesy: WTOKWayne County grad Dylan Snypes (7) was selected by the New York Mets in the 2017 MLB Draft. Courtesy: WTOK

    "He had skills that not everybody possesses," said former Wayne County head baseball coach Michael Gavin. "And the biggest thing was his work ethic. I never had a kid that would work as hard as he do." Gavin saw the potential in Dylan Snypes back when he donned a War Eagle uniform.

    More >>

    "He had skills that not everybody possesses," said former Wayne County head baseball coach Michael Gavin. "And the biggest thing was his work ethic. I never had a kid that would work as hard as he do." Gavin saw the potential in Dylan Snypes back when he donned a War Eagle uniform.

    More >>
  • SILVER ALERT: Authorities searching for missing Jasper County man

    SILVER ALERT: Authorities searching for missing Jasper County man

    Monday, June 26 2017 12:15 AM EDT2017-06-26 04:15:42 GMT
    Calvin V. Herrington Jr. Photo from Jasper County Sheriff's Dept. FacebookCalvin V. Herrington Jr. Photo from Jasper County Sheriff's Dept. Facebook

    The Jasper County Sheriff's Department needs help locating a missing 82-year-old man.  Calvin V. Herrington Jr. is a white male, 5 feet 8 inches and 180 pounds with gray hair and brown eyes, according to a post from the Jasper County Sheriff's Department Facebook page.  Herrington is believed to be in a white Chevrolet Silverado with license plate number 1AJ016, according to the post.  Jasper County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi If you...

    More >>

    The Jasper County Sheriff's Department needs help locating a missing 82-year-old man.  Calvin V. Herrington Jr. is a white male, 5 feet 8 inches and 180 pounds with gray hair and brown eyes, according to a post from the Jasper County Sheriff's Department Facebook page.  Herrington is believed to be in a white Chevrolet Silverado with license plate number 1AJ016, according to the post.  Jasper County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi If you...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly