Tornado touches down in Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Emergency officials say an apparent tornado has caused significant damage in Hattiesburg, Miss., after passing along a main road.
Forrest County Fire Coordinator Chip Brown says there is major damage in Hattiesburg and Petal, including on the campus of the University of Southern Mississippi. He couldn’t confirm injuries.
He said the damage was still being evaluated, but that the storm passed along a main Hattiesburg thoroughfare.
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Photo: Tornado in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. (Instagram user @j_holliman)