The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is working with counties to assess damage from the severe weather on April 13, 2022. There are reports of homes damaged, trees down, and power outages due to yesterday’s storms. Currently, three injuries (Tippah) have been reported to MEMA.
Yesterday's supercell passing over @NWSJacksonMS office. A wall cloud can be seen along with a very brief attempt at tornado genesis just to the right of the light pole. A more well defined condensation funnel & likely tornado occurred just behind the camera after it passed over. pic.twitter.com/A8JvEKI8tf
— Thomas Winesett 🇺🇦 (@twineset) April 14, 2022
Initial damage assessments are underway and 12 counties are reporting damage at this time. We anticipate that number to change as we are in the early stages of the damage assessment process. The counties reporting damage are:
MEMA encourages residents that sustained damage to their homes to report it to their counties using MEMA’s self-report tool.
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Call Center is open for citizens needing resources following the severe weather. The Call Center will be open for business starting today April 14, 2022. If assistance is needed call 1-800-445-6362.
Hours of Operation:
Thursday, April 14: Open – 5:30 p.m.
Friday, April 15: 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 16: 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is working with counties to assess damage from the severe weather on April 13, 2022. 12 counties are reporting damage at this time.
Here is what we have so far: https://t.co/IePOBpdpm7 pic.twitter.com/F0fwJ15YYH
— msema (@MSEMA) April 14, 2022
I just spoke with a man who was in this camper when the storm hit in Scott County last night. Hear his story tonight on WLBT. pic.twitter.com/nuReTbahyt
— Courtney Ann Jackson (@courtneyannj) April 14, 2022