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No extensive damage reported during Saturday night tornado threat

The only damage reported was in Union County, and it appears to have been isolated.

Posted: Feb 24, 2018 10:32 PM
Updated: Feb 24, 2018 10:59 PM

Here is the latest on the severe weather passing through the area:

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10:55 p.m.

The tornado watch for Alcorn, Prentiss and Tishomingo counties has expired.

10:47 p.m.

All tornado warnings that were in effect have been canceled.

10:45 p.m.

City of Tupelo says its tornado shelters are open:

1. 843 N. Front Street
2. 3288 Willie Moore Road (2 shelters)
3. 2629 West Main St.
4. 1199 Joyner Ave.
5. 401 Elvis Presley Drive
6. Theron Nichols Park
7. Lee Acres - 920 Filmore Drive

10:38 p.m.

Emergency management directors in Alcorn, Calhoun and Prentiss counties tell WTVA's Daniella Oropeza things are clear at the moment.

10:30 p.m.

The public has reported trees down and a trailer damaged in the New Albany area because of strong winds.

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Tupelo
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Hi: 55° Lo: 39°
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Columbus
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Hi: 51° Lo: 42°
Feels Like: 40°
Oxford
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Hi: 54° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 33°
Starkville
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Hi: 48° Lo: 37°
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