Sudden storm damages buildings in Simpson County - - Jackson, MS

Sudden storm damages buildings in Simpson County

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SIMPSON COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - An isolated patch of severe weather damaged buildings and scattered debris across part of central Mississippi Tuesday morning.

Around lunchtime, strong winds ripped the roofs of chicken houses and at least one mobile home in Simpson County, near the Upton community east of Mendenhall off Highway 540.

No injuries were immediately reported.

There has been no confirmation of whether a tornado was responsible. The National Weather Service did issue a tornado warning for the area at about the time the storm hit.

WLBT has a crew in Simpson County. Stay with WLBT and for further updates.

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