Tornado Touchdown in Attala Co. - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

01/10/07

Tornado Touchdown in Attala Co.

In Attala County, emergency officials tell us a tornado touched down at least three times.

Skycopter 3 showed us numberous houses damaged or completely destroyed. Many trees and power lines were snapped. Emergency officials say at least 11 homes in Attala County were damaged or completely destroyed. Other structures and buildings were also damaged or destroyed.

Dwain Steed, Deputy Director of Emergency Management for Attala County says the damage was concentrated in an area along Highway 12, from Kosciusko to McCool . As we said, 11 houses were damaged or destroyed by the storm. 4 barns were destroyed. A building that housed a former business was destroyed, power lines and trees are down all over the county.

Steed says so far there have been no reports of injuries.

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