Fatality confirmed in Kemper tornado
Thursday, April 11, 2013 9:07 AM
Kemper County Sheriff James Moore has confirmed at least one fatality in a tornado that touched down near the lignite power plant on Highway 493.
Tornado damage in Kemper County
David Cox, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service of Jackson, said they had confirmation through radar of a tornado touching down in Kemper County on Highway 493.
Moore said there were multiple injures from the tornado.
The storm system continued traveling toward Noxubee County with another touchdown reported near Macon.
If you are in need of tornado assistance, call the Red Cross at 601-485-5151. Each operator is equipped to respond to this disaster.