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 (in south central Mississippi) 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.