MEMA releases 1st damage report from April storms
PEARL, Miss. (WDAM) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is responding to severe weather that impacted the state on April 23-24, 2021.
During this event, many Mississippians experienced multiple waves of active weather resulting in damaging wind, flooding and tornadoes.
One storm-related fatality in Pearl River County and two injuries, one each in George and Stone counties, have been reported to MEMA.
During the severe weather, swift-water rescues took place in Wilkinson County without incident.
At this time, there have been no resource requests made to the state.
The following counties have reported damage to MEMA:
- George -one home
- Perry – one home
- Stone- three homes
- Wilkinson – 21 homes, one public building.
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