People In Prentiss County dealing with storm damage

About 60 homes in Prentiss County were damaged by the weekend's storms.

Posted: Jan 13, 2020 6:14 PM
Updated: Jan 13, 2020 6:34 PM

PRENTISS COUNTY, Miss. (WTVA) - People in Prentiss County are hoping for some help after this weekend's storm left a trail of damage in it's path.

According to the Emergency Management Director in Prentiss County, Buddy "Bud" Lindsey, the damage in Prentiss is very widespread.

Since the storm hit early Saturday morning, Lindsey has been checking out the damage left behind.

Lindsey says that the storm impacted 60 homes in Prentiss County.

Those homeowners are now trying to clean up the mess.

Lindsey met with National Weather Service Meteorologist Gary Woodall to assess the damage.

According to Woodall, damage assesments are important to determine the exact cause.

Once the damage assessment is complete, Lindsey says he will send the information to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency.

Lindsey is hopeful that residents will get recovery relief.

Anyone who has damage in Prentiss County that has not been reported, Lindsey asks that you call his office at 662-728-8198.

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