Twister kills four in Hattiesburg area of Mississippi

Twister kills four in Hattiesburg area of Mississippi

Twister kills four in Hattiesburg area of Mississippi

She said although she knew when she left Necaise there had been some damage to the campus, she was not prepared for what she saw.

USA Today reports that more than 12,000 were without power in the region.

Photos and television images showed the intensity of the damage.

Mississippi Power Company said 8,314 customers were without power after the storm. The Pearl River Valley Electric Power Association reported that 3,787 of its customers were without power, while Southern Pine Electric Power Association reported that 666 of its customers were in the dark.

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Molley said the two were in a trailer when the storm hit.

Mayor Johnny DuPree has signed an emergency declaration for the city, which reported "significant injuries" and structural damage after the twister blew through the city and surrounding area.

The campus of William Carey University in Hattiesburg was also affected. Its Tradition campus near the coast is still open.

"There are some minor injuries", Mia Overton, the university's public relations coordinator, told WDAM-TV.

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University officials say students are now being escorted from campus, advising that parents may now pick up students from the school in the Penton Street parking lot.

According to the National Weather Service, three to five inches of rain have already fallen, bringing about concerns over potential flooding.

Extensive damage has also been reported on Sullivan Kilraine Road and Richburg Road in Lamar County. Flynn said the tornado touched down in Lamar, plowed through Forrest and then struck Perry before dissipating.

The front porch and a auto port blew off of Harold Morgan's house, damaging multiple vehicles that belonged to his family members.

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