New: Small Miss. Town Damaged by Possible Tornado

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Magee, Miss. (AP) Authorities in Mississippi say a possible tornado has struck at least one small town, seriously damaging some homes and businesses and injuring residents.

Police in Magee reported to the storm prediction center in Oklahoma that “major damage” occurred early Thursday morning on the north side of the town of about 5,000 people. At least one injury was reported there.

There were other scattered reports of downed trees, power lines and damaged homes across southern Mississippi.

Police in nearby Mendenhall say no fatalities have been reported and they are helping respond to the emergency.

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