Tornadoes cause damage in Mississippi; Tupelo hit at night
YAZOO CITY, Miss. (AP) — Multiple tornadoes have caused damage across Mississippi, destroying homes and uprooting trees. But no injuries have been reported.
A line of severe storms rolled through the state Sunday. Meteorologists declared a “tornado emergency” for Tupelo and surrounding areas.
The mayor said in a statement that damage had been reported and emergency crews were assessing.
Calhoun City also was hit hard, according to the sheriff, with light poles snapped off, power lines down and trees landing on homes and vehicles.
News outlets also reported tornadoes near Yazoo City, Byram and Tchula.
Several people posted images of funnel clouds on social media.