NWS: 7 tornadoes touched down in MS - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

NWS: 7 tornadoes touched down in MS

Tornado damage in Mt. Olive, Mississippi. Source: WDAM Tornado damage in Mt. Olive, Mississippi. Source: WDAM
  • Related LinksMore>>

  • breaking

    NWS confirms EF-1 tornado touched down in Purvis

    NWS confirms EF-1 tornado touched down in Purvis

    Wednesday, January 4 2017 12:56 PM EST2017-01-04 17:56:27 GMT
    AN EF-1 tornado struck Purvis Monday. Source: Viewer submitted.AN EF-1 tornado struck Purvis Monday. Source: Viewer submitted.

    What was originally reported to be straight-line wind damage in Purvis earlier this week has now been confirmed as a small tornado. 

    What was originally reported to be straight-line wind damage in Purvis earlier this week has now been confirmed as a small tornado. 

  • Cleanup underway after storm damage in Copiah County

    Cleanup underway after storm damage in Copiah County

    Tuesday, January 3 2017 7:52 PM EST2017-01-04 00:52:09 GMT
    Source: Copiah County EMA Director Randle DraneSource: Copiah County EMA Director Randle Drane

    A 1-2 punch from Mother Nature all but destroyed an 184-year-old church, leaving parishioners shocked, saddened and searching for a new place to worship.

    A 1-2 punch from Mother Nature all but destroyed an 184-year-old church, leaving parishioners shocked, saddened and searching for a new place to worship.

  • Simpson County recovering from tornado damage

    Simpson County recovering from tornado damage

    Monday, January 2 2017 10:34 PM EST2017-01-03 03:34:49 GMT
    Source: WLBTSource: WLBT

    Simpson County certainly felt the effects of today's severe weather, with tornadoes ripping apart trees and homes alike. But the worst is over and crews worked all day on repairing as much as they could.

    Simpson County certainly felt the effects of today's severe weather, with tornadoes ripping apart trees and homes alike. But the worst is over and crews worked all day on repairing as much as they could.

PINE BELT (WDAM) -

The National Weather Service has determined that seven tornadoes struck Mississippi counties during severe weather Monday. 

Survey teams were sent to Claiborne, Jefferson, Lincoln, Copiah, Simpson, Smith, Jasper, Covington, Lamar and Forrest counties where damage was found after the storms. 

Four of the confirmed storms hit five Pine Belt counties. 

An EF-1 tornado struck Lamar and Forrest County, leaving damage mainly in Purvis. 

MOBILE USERS: Click here for photos of the tornado damage in Purvis

"This tornado touched down near Highway 11, about 2 miles south of Downtown Purvis and around a mile west of Interstate 59. The tornado tracked quickly east/northeast across the interstate before dissipating after going about 1.5 miles into western Forrest County. Along its track the tornado did mostly minor to moderate tree damage, although a few structures did receive modest damage inside Lamar County," according to the team's findings. 

An EF-2 tornado touched down in Covington County, destroying many structures in Mt. Olive. 

MOBILE USERS: Click here for photos of the tornado damage in Mt. Olive

Another EF-1 tornado touched down in Simpson, Smith and Jasper counties leaving damage mainly in Mendenhall. 

There were no injuries reported in any of the tornadoes that touched down in the Pine Belt. 

The National Weather Service may update their report if more damage is assessed later this week. 

Copyright WDAM 2017. All rights reserved. 

  • NWS: 7 tornadoes touched down in MSMore>>

  • breaking

    NWS confirms EF-2 tornado struck Mt. Olive

    NWS confirms EF-2 tornado struck Mt. Olive

    Tuesday, January 3 2017 1:02 PM EST2017-01-03 18:02:11 GMT
    The National Weather Service sent survey teams to several Pine Belt counties to determine if a tornado touched down. Source: Ryan Moore WDAMThe National Weather Service sent survey teams to several Pine Belt counties to determine if a tornado touched down. Source: Ryan Moore WDAM

    The National Weather Service has now confirmed that an EF-2 tornado touched down in Covington County Monday. 

    The National Weather Service has now confirmed that an EF-2 tornado touched down in Covington County Monday. 

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • End to shutdown in sight as Senate breaks Dem filibuster

    End to shutdown in sight as Senate breaks Dem filibuster

    Monday, January 22 2018 1:57 AM EST2018-01-22 06:57:31 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 1:18 PM EST2018-01-22 18:18:08 GMT

    Under the proposal taking shape, Democrats would agree to a three-week spending measure in return for a commitment from the Republican leadership in the Senate to address immigration policy and other pressing legislative matters in the coming weeks.

    Under the proposal taking shape, Democrats would agree to a three-week spending measure in return for a commitment from the Republican leadership in the Senate to address immigration policy and other pressing legislative matters in the coming weeks.

  • Pence to Israel: US embassy will move to Jerusalem in 2019

    Pence to Israel: US embassy will move to Jerusalem in 2019

    Monday, January 22 2018 3:47 AM EST2018-01-22 08:47:25 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 1:12 PM EST2018-01-22 18:12:38 GMT

    Netanyahu thanked Pence for President Donald Trump's "historic" recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and lauded the American-Israeli alliance, which he said has "never been stronger."

    Netanyahu thanked Pence for President Donald Trump's "historic" recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and lauded the American-Israeli alliance, which he said has "never been stronger."

  • Long shutdown could hurt economy, a short one just 'a blip'

    Long shutdown could hurt economy, a short one just 'a blip'

    Saturday, January 20 2018 3:36 PM EST2018-01-20 20:36:49 GMT
    Monday, January 22 2018 1:08 PM EST2018-01-22 18:08:37 GMT
    Economists say a lengthy government shutdown could hurt economy, but a short one would be just 'a blip'.
    Economists say a lengthy government shutdown could hurt economy, but a short one would be just 'a blip'.
Powered by Frankly