Severe thunderstorms are moving through the region this morning. Here's the latest:
9:18 a.m. Parts of the region are under a Flash Flood Warning until Saturday afternoon.
Flash Flood Warning including Tupelo MS, Amory MS, Pontotoc MS until 1:15 PM CST pic.twitter.com/3RRydISazG— NWS Memphis (@NWSMemphis) January 11, 2020
9:12 a.m. More damage reports from the Baldwyn area
9:05 a.m. Lee County District 1 Supervisor Phil Morgan reports roof damage at Wills Used Cars next to Ratliff Body Shop.
7:56 a.m. Lee County EMA confirmed fallen trees on homes on Community Road in Baldwyn, with significant damage to one home and a tree in the road. Responders are currently blocked from reaching Archer Street near Community Road.
No injuries were reported.
7:36 a.m. Lee County EMA confirmed reports of damage around Baldwyn. They are currently responding to the area.
Electric Cooperatives are reporting that near 33,000 of the member-owners across the entire state are without power at this time with 12k of those being outages in Tallahatchie Valley Electric’s territory which is the north Delta. @MattWTVA @JoelWTVA— Brandon Presley (@BrandonPresley) January 11, 2020
Per Bill Mattox:NALGW customers, we have 2 circuits out that feed Western parts of New Albany out to the East of Myrtle (including my house!) We also have several scattered/isolated outages around our service territory. We have all crews going out to get things back together!— Dennis Clayton (@denclayton) January 11, 2020
Severe Thunderstorm Warning continues for Tupelo MS, Amory MS, Aberdeen MS until 8:00 AM CST pic.twitter.com/IgmRxAuY3P— NWS Memphis (@NWSMemphis) January 11, 2020
MEG issues Tornado Warning for Alcorn, Prentiss, Tishomingo [MS] till 7:45 AM CST https://t.co/trUIbiWOqR— NWS Memphis (@NWSMemphis) January 11, 2020
6:55 a.m. Tupelo Public School District has opened storm shelters at Joyner, Carver, Thomas Street and Tupelo High School.
All #TPSD storm shelters at Joyner, Thomas Street, Carver and the high school are open. Please use them for your safety.— Tupelo Schools (@tupeloschools) January 11, 2020
At 6:09 a.m., Oxford Police Department reported flooding at South 18th and University Avenue.
South 18th & University Ave is flooded. You cannot see the road. Do not attempt to drive through it.— Oxford Police Dept (@OxfordPolice) January 11, 2020
A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Lee County until 7:15 a.m.