MEMA Issues Damage Report


Mississippi Emergency Management Agency issued a damage report for the state from severe weather last night and Wednesday morning.

Director Robert Latham said only one minor injury was reported.

The counties reporting damage are:

Coahoma: Damage to at least one home and one business. Power outages.
DeSoto: Damage to several homes. Power outages.
Grenada: Damage to a few homes. Trees down.
Lee: Downed trees and power lines.
Monroe: Damage to a few homes. Power outages. One non-life threatening injury.
Neshoba: Damage to a few businesses.
Panola: Damage to at least one home. Trees down and power outages.
Pontotoc: Damage to several homes. Power outages.
Quitman County: Damage to at least one home. Trees down.
Tallahatchie: Damage to a few homes. Trees down.
Washington: Damage to several homes. Trees down and power outages.

The National Weather Service will conduct storm surveys in affected counties to determine whether damages were the result of straight line winds or tornadoes.


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