April 1, 2022

Officials determine 6 tornadoes so far in March 30 event, 3 injuries

Therese Apel

Track of the March 30 Battlefield Park Tornado.

Storm survey teams have found evidence of 6 tornadoes so far from the March 30th severe weather event. Three EF-2, two EF-1, and one EF-0 tornadoes were determined, the National Weather Service reports.

According to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, there are reports of three injuries, as well as those of homes damaged, trees down, and power outages due to straight-line winds and possible tornadoes from the severe weather on Wednesday.

Of the injuries have been reported to MEMA, two were in Noxubee County and one is in Holmes County.

Initial damage assessments are underway. The following is preliminary and will change through the assessment process. These counties are reporting some type of damage to homes ranging from affected to destroyed.

Bolivar*
Calhoun*
Forrest
Greene
Hinds*
Holmes
Humphreys
Jackson
Lafayette
Lawrence
Leake
Leflore
Oktibbeha
Panola
Smith
Tallahatchie
Warren*
Washington
Wayne
Yalobusha
Yazoo*
*Initial reports showing the most significant damage

MEMA encourages residents who’ve sustained damage to do the following after a severe weather event:

File an insurance claim
Take photos of the damage to the home
Report damage to county/MEMA via the self-report tool
For information on resources, contact the county EMA or call the MEMA call center: 1-800-445-6362.

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