Three storm related injuries reported in Tippah County

Three storm related injuries have been reported in Tipph County according to MEMA.

This comes after multiple reports of trees down, and the roof being blown off of part of the Tippah Hospital. It was not indicated where the injuries occurred.

MEMA reported the following:

PEARL, Miss. (MEMA) – 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.

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:

  • Bolivar
  • Desoto
  • Humphreys
  • Lauderdale
  • Leflore
  • Noxubee
  • Rankin
  • Scott
  • Smith
  • Sunflower
  • Tippah
  • Warren

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.

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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