PINE BELT (WDAM) - The National Weather Service has determined that seven tornadoes struck Mississippi counties during severe weather Monday.
Survey teams were sent to Claiborne, Jefferson, Lincoln, Copiah, Simpson, Smith, Jasper, Covington, Lamar and Forrest counties where damage was found after the storms.
Four of the confirmed storms hit five Pine Belt counties.
An EF-1 tornado struck Lamar and Forrest County, leaving damage mainly in Purvis.
An EF-2 tornado touched down in Covington County, destroying many structures in Mt. Olive.
Another EF-1 tornado touched down in Simpson, Smith and Jasper counties leaving damage mainly in Mendenhall.
There were no injuries reported in any of the tornadoes that touched down in the Pine Belt.
The National Weather Service may update their report if more damage is assessed later this week.