Storm causes damage to roof at Hampton Inn (video)

According to police reports and witnesses on the scene, the roof of the Hampton Inn in New Albany has partially collapsed due to a drain pipe on the roof becoming detached and the heavy rain pooling and collapsing the ceiling on one side of the building,

A torndao warning was issued for Union County around 1030 pm on Saturday and the damage occured during that time frame.

We will update with a damage report and any potential injuries as they become clear

You can see video of police and other emergency personell at the Hampton Inn below.

Jon Ross Myers

Jon Ross Myers is the executive editor and publisher of the Mississippi News Network, Mississippi's largest digital only media company. He can be reached at editor@tippahnews.com

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