MEMA Receives Damage Reports from Severe Weather
Pearl – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has received damage reports from three counties for the severe weather system that moved through the state Wednesday and today.
The reports from the counties are as follows:
Copiah County: Three roads closed due to debris/flooding, reports of damaged homes and farm buildings. Affected area is southeast of Hazlehurst running northwest starting at St. James Rd and crossing Hwy 472. The National Weather Service in Jackson is surveying the possibility of a tornado touchdown.
Warren County: Water damage to homes along Halls Ferry Road. Five road closures due to flash flooding; water has now receded. County crews are working on cleaning up small mudslides and cutting up small trees and limbs that partially blocked roadways.
Wilkinson County: One home damaged affecting eight residents in city of Woodville.
MEMA will provide more information as it becomes available. For more information please contact Jeff Rent or Greg Flynn in MEMA External Affairs at 866-920-6362 Also, visit us online at www.msema.org and follow us on Facebook and Twitter using MSEMA.