Multiple tornadoes reported in southern MS as storm system moves east

Multiple tornadoes reported in southern MS as storm system moves east

A wind advisory was issued by the National Weather Service Friday morning for the area because of strong southwest wind gusts ranging from 35 to 45 miles per hour in Eastern Massachusetts and parts of Rhode Island, which forecasters said would be strong enough to take down small tree limbs.

On the back side of the system, there were also reports late Thursday of high winds in southern Oklahoma.

Ahead of the severe weather set to make its way across the Northeast, Delta and United airlines are waiving their flight change fees for travelers scheduled to fly Friday. This confirmation is based off the damage that was found in the southern portion of the county. Gwinnett County fire spokesman Capt. Tommy Rutledge told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that people were inside at the time, but only one person reported a minor injury and was treated at the scene. He was like, 'I think it's a 'tornado, ' " Skipper said. There could also be a limited threat of tornadoes.


Officials say Mississippi's storm death toll stands at three after a man was fatally injured while helping cut a tree that fell on a house. We have a lot of flooding.

Strong winds ripped the brick facade off one apartment building in Jackson, hurling chunks of brick on cars parked below, CNN affiliate WAPT reported.

Damage from the storm system was reported in at least 24 of Mississippi's 82 counties. Strong winds hit elsewhere Wednesday evening, toppling utility poles and trees and downing power lines in parts of North Texas.


Sonya Banes looks at damage caused by a large oak tree that crashed through the ceiling of her mother's house in Learned, Miss., Thursday, April 18, 2019.

The announcement came after weather risks were upgraded to show the likelihood of widespread severe storms, the first alert of its kind for central North Carolina since 2016, the weather service says. Egg-size hail was reported about 60 miles (95 kilometers) northwest of Fort Worth. That outbreak damaged more than 250 homes, businesses and public buildings across Mississippi.


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