Severe weather tracks across Mississippi

Byrd Doerner Road, north Lauderdale County (Photo by Eric Shirley)
Byrd Doerner Road, north Lauderdale County (Photo by Eric Shirley)(WTOK)
Published: Dec. 14, 2022 at 1:28 PM CST
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MERIDIAN, Miss. (WTOK) - Bands of severe weather tracking across Mississippi Wednesday are producing tornado warnings and power outages.

There are reports of homes badly damaged or leveled in Clarke County, which had several tornado warnings through the day. The path of the storm was estimated at possibly half a mile wide along County Road 650 and County Road 670. That included a report of people trapped on CR 6151 with the home destroyed. There are reports of homes were damaged and trees uprooted a mile north of Hickory as well.

You may check the status of outages here. Over 9,600 customers were out as of 4:30 p.m., with over 1,000 customers out in Clarke County, over 600 without power in Lauderdale County and close to 500 in the dark in Newton County.

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