Tornado hits Tishomingo Tuesday afternoon

Tishomingo Police Chief Mike Kemp reported minor injuries as of now.

Posted: Mar 24, 2020 6:07 PM
Updated: Mar 25, 2020 12:14 PM

TISHOMINGO, Miss. (WTVA) - The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado hit near Tishomingo Tuesday afternoon.

Tishomingo Police Chief Mike Kemp reported minor injuries as of now.


The Dollar General store in Tishomingo sustained major damage.

The storm knocked down trees across Tishomingo County.

He also reported several structures were damaged. He said the Dollar General store received major damage.

VideoTornado destroys Dollar General store in Tishomingo

He also said there are a lot of trees down.

Bailey Reece sent the video above to WTVA. 

Dr. Barrett Gutter, an assistant professor at Mississippi State University, recorded video of the tornado near Tishomingo. He and state climatologist Mike Brown were heading east on Highway 30 toward Tishomingo. 

Video - Open this link to watch Gutter's video

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