Possible tornado damage reported in Jackson County after severe weather

Possible tornado damage reported in Jackson County after severe weather

JACKSON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) - Several homes across South Mississippi experienced heavy damage Saturday night going into Sunday morning due to severe weather.

Several homes damaged after severe weather tears through South Mississippi. (Photo source: WLOX)
Several homes damaged after severe weather tears through South Mississippi. (Photo source: WLOX)

Jackson County Emergency Management director Earl Etheridge confirmed 13 houses have reported damage, so far in Escatawpa and other areas in Jackson County.

The emergency management team set up a staging area at the corner of Hwy 613 and Prescott Drive.

Damage from possible tornado (Photo source: WLOX)
Damage from possible tornado (Photo source: WLOX)

The Storm Prediction Center placed South Mississippi under a Tornado Watch starting around 1 a.m. until 5 a.m. Sunday morning.

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