Major storm damage reported in N. Mississippi - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

Major storm damage reported in N. Mississippi

Posted: Updated:
HERNANDO, MS -

(WMC-TV) - Major storm damage is being reported in parts of North Mississippi.

According to DeSoto County spokesman Dick Hackett, trees are reportedly blocking Highway 51 south of Hernando. Fogg Road at Davis Lane is closed and there are power outages in the area.

A Tunica County deputy also reports that a house has blown into the road in the southern part of Tunica County.

Tate County Sheriff Brad Lance reports that Highway 4 East is blocked. Palestine Road is also blocked as the result of a storage shed that blew into the street.

Here is a list of damages sorted by county from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency:

Bolivar: Damage to homes. Trees down and power outages.

Coahoma: One death and damage to several homes.

Desoto: Damage to homes. Trees down and power outages.

Jasper: One death and injury reported. Trees down.

Lafayette: Trees and power lines down.

Marshall: Reports of an injuries, damage to homes, power outages and trees down.

Panola: Reports of injuries and damage to homes. Trees down and power outages.

Perry: Damage to a home.

Tate: Damage to homes and businesses.

Tunica: Reports of injuries and damage to homes and a church. Power lines down.

Union: Damage to a home and power outages.

Get the latest from Action News 5 anytime: iPhone | iPad | Android | SMS Alerts | Email Alerts | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram


Copyright 2013 WMC-TV. All rights reserved.
  • Floydfest attracts people from all walks of life

    Floydfest attracts people from all walks of life

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-07-24 03:26:58 GMT
    FloydFest 13 kicked off on Wednesday. Thousands of people from different walks of life will attend various events. Some come to the music festival to escape the monotony of everyday living."
    FloydFest 13 kicked off on Wednesday. Thousands of people from different walks of life will attend various events. Some come to the music festival to escape the monotony of everyday living."

  • Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

    Arizona inmate dies 2 hours after execution began

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:22:38 GMT
    The U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for Arizona to carry out its third execution in the past year Wednesday following a closely watched First Amendment fight over the secrecy surrounding lethal injection drugs.
    A condemned Arizona inmate gasped for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S.
  • Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash

    Taiwan airline suspects bad weather caused crash

    Thursday, July 24 2014 12:14 AM EDT2014-07-24 04:14:34 GMT

    A plane attempting to land in stormy weather crashed on a small Taiwanese island late Wednesday, killing 47 people and wrecking houses and cars on the ground.

    An airline said Thursday it suspected typhoon weather caused one of its planes to crash land on a small Taiwanese island, killing 48 people.
Powered by WorldNow

WSLS 10, P.O. Box 10
Roanoke, VA 24022-0010

Telephone: 540.981.9110
Fax: 540.343.3157
Email: news@wsls.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.