Tornado Hits Tishomingo, MS

A large tornado hit Tishomingo, MS on Tuesday, causing significant damage and sparking a rare tornado emergency in the area.

The National Weather Service will be out assessing the damage today and are expected to release their preliminary findings later this afternoon.

Crews were out Wednesday morning assessing the damage. Power lines and numerous trees were down across the small town. Structural damage was reported in many neighborhoods. The hardest hit building was the Dollar General which received “major damage” according to multiple reports.

The town’s Police Chief, Mike Kemp, reported minor injuries.

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