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Southern Pine Electric reporting hundreds without power

Southern Pine Electric is reporting hundreds without power. (Photo Source: Pixabay) Southern Pine Electric is reporting hundreds without power. (Photo Source: Pixabay)
PINE BELT (WDAM) -

Southern Pine Electric is reporting hundreds of people affected by power outages. The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Forrest County until 11: 15 a.m. The warning for Lamar County just ended.  

Nearly 300 residents are without power in Jasper County, over 300 in Jefferson Davis County and over 50 in Covington County.

There is no timeline of when the power will be restored on the company's website. We will update as this story as more information becomes available. 

Over 100 residents are without power in the Pine Belt, according to the Mississippi Power Outage Map. The company says the outages are expected to be restored before 2:00 p.m. 

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