Tornado spotted in NE Mississippi near Alabama, Tennessee borders - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Tornado spotted in NE Mississippi near Alabama, Tennessee borders

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Authorities reported a tornado Friday evening in northeastern Mississippi near the town of Burnsville.

There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries, a spokesman with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency said.

The tornado is part of a storm system that has killed at least seven in Arkansas and spawned at least 25 tornadoes across four states.

Authorities say the tornado reported around 7:30 p.m. in Tishomingo County was moving northeast at 30 miles per hour toward the Alabama and Tennessee borders.

MEMA spokesman Jeff Rent says the only reports of damage come from Panola County where downed trees have landed on houses.

 

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