Damage reported in Wayne County after tornado

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Updated: Mar. 17, 2021 at 2:24 PM CDT
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WAYNESBORO, Miss. (WDAM) - Damage is being reported in Wayne County after a tornado touched down Wednesday afternoon.

According to the National Weather Service in Mobile, emergency management has reported damage to homes near Strengthford Cooley Road. Chicken houses in the area were also heavily damaged.

Wayne County Emergency Management Director Angela Atchison reported a home damaged on Hal Clark Drive right off of Eucutta Road and a house in the 1200 block of Shubuta Road in Beat 4.

Wayne County Fire Chief Rufus Landrum said two mobile homes were damaged on Sunlight Church Road. Trees and power lines were also down in the area.

About 840 Dixie Electric customers are also without power in Wayne County.

The original tornado warning for Wayne County expired at 12:45 p.m.

A second warning for Wayne County was issued about an hour and a half later and expired at 2:15 p.m.

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