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Storm damage in six counties

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is reporting damage in six counties from storms that moved through the state Thursday. MEMA External Affairs Director, Greg Flynn tells us so far there are no reports of injuries.

In Yazoo County there was flash flooding damage, and windows were blown out at Yazoo County High School. 

The Simpson County Sheriff's Department also sent a release to our newsroom reporting damage and power outages. The counties and damage are listed below:

Clarke County: Trees down, power outages.

Lamar County: Two homes damaged. Multiple trees and power lines downed.

Lauderdale County: Trees down.

Simpson County:  Three homes damaged, roads closed, trees and power lines down in the Pinola and Mendenhall area.  All roads are now open. Utility crews are working to restore power.

Smith County: Trees down.

Yazoo County: Trees and power lines down for about a 15- 20 mile stretch from SW of Yazoo City to near Benton. There have been no injuries reported. There were several roads blocked with debris but those have all been cleared. Several houses have shingles and other minor damage with numerous sheds and storage building overturned. There are also a few residences and businesses that have reported flash flooding damage. Windows blown out at Yazoo Co. H.S.

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