Wednesday evening storm causes damage in Lamar County - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Wednesday evening storm causes damage in Lamar County

Damage just south of Purvis after a thunderstorm Wednesday night. Damage just south of Purvis after a thunderstorm Wednesday night.
PURVIS, MS (WDAM) -

A strong thunderstorm that moved over south Lamar County Wednesday evening damaged structures and snapped trees. 

The damage was just south of Purvis off Old Highway 11. 

"Based on radar, we are convinced the damage was caused by straight line winds,"said The National Weather Service spokesperson Stephen Wilkinson.

Wilkinson also said that they have no plans to send a survey team to the area. 

A reporter is currently on the scene. 

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