Damage Report, Severe Weather April 12

PEARL, Miss. –  The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency continues to respond to the severe weather that hit the state on April 12, 2020. The National Weather Service confirmed a total of 15 tornadoes and 14 deaths.

EF-0 2
EF-1 7
EF-2 3
EF-3 1
EF-4 2

At this time, 34 counties have submitted damage reports to MEMA. Over 1,400 homes were impacted statewide by the Easter Sunday severe weather event. Additionally, over 80 businesses across the state were impacted.

These are initial reports, numbers could change throughout today and the upcoming days.

Total Number of Homes Impacted Per County:

(*Not all 34 counties are listed below)

  • Bolivar – 51
  • Carroll –2
  • Chickasaw – 15
  • Clarke –35
  • Coahoma – 37
  • Covington – 297
  • Grenada – 112
  • Humphreys – 4
  • Jasper – 80
  • Jefferson Davis – 164
  • Jones – 386
  • Lafayette – 12
  • Lawrence – 47
  • Marion – 1
  • Newton – 13
  • Panola – 55
  • Rankin –1
  • Smith – 16
  • Sunflower – 11
  • Tallahatchie – 20
  • Tate – 12
  • Walthall – 23
  • Yalobusha – 11
  • Yazoo – 7

 

Residents can still self-report damage to county emergency management agencies through MEMA’s self-reporting tool. Those links for each county can be found here: www.msema.org/contact/crisistrackcsr/

To view photos and video of the storm damage visit: www.msema.org/news/

 


 

PEARL, Miss. –  The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency continues to respond to the severe weather that hit the state on April 12, 2020. The total number of confirmed deaths remains at 12.

At this time, 33 counties have submitted damage reports to MEMA. Over 1,200 homes have been impacted statewide by Sunday’s severe weather event. Additionally, over 75 businesses across the state have been impacted.

These are initial reports, numbers could change throughout today and the upcoming days.

Total Number of Homes Impacted Per County:

(*Not all 33 counties are listed below)

  • Carroll –2
  • Chickasaw – 15
  • Clarke –22
  • Covington – 352
  • Grenada – 92
  • Humphreys – 4
  • Jasper – 74
  • Jefferson Davis – 205
  • Jones – 328
  • Lafayette – 3
  • Lawrence – 23
  • Marion – 1
  • Newton – 13
  • Panola – 32
  • Rankin –1
  • Smith – 16
  • Sunflower – 4
  • Tate – 12
  • Yazoo – 7

Statewide Total Homes Impacted = 1,206

Residents can still self-report damage to county emergency management agencies through MEMA’s self-reporting tool. Those links for each county can be found on our website https://www.msema.org/.

MEMA requests that those in the damaged areas adhere to the guidelines of debris sorting. Debris sorting and measurements are crucial when applying for federal assistance.

Volunteer Mississippi’s Regional Hub, Volunteer Southeast Mississippi, will be coordinating volunteer opportunities. For those interested in volunteering, visit www.volunteermississippi.ms.gov to fill out a volunteer registration form. Potential volunteers should not self-deploy, but instead wait until they are contacted and connected with affiliated response organizations.

 


 

PEARL, Miss. –  The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency continues to respond to the severe weather that hit the state on April 12, 2020. No additional fatalities have been reported, so the total number of confirmed deaths remains at 12.

Counties Reporting Fatalities:

  • Carroll – 1 Fatality
  • Jefferson Davis – 4 fatalities
  • Jones – 3 fatalities
  • Lawrence – 2 fatalities
  • Panola – 1 Fatality
  • Walthall – 1 fatality

There are currently more than 16,000 without power in the state. At this time, 32 counties have submitted damage reports to MEMA. These are initial reports, numbers could change throughout today and the upcoming days.

Total Number of Homes Impacted Per County:

(*Not all 32 counties are listed below)

  • Carroll –2
  • Chickasaw – 15
  • Clarke –22
  • Covington – 200
  • Grenada – 36
  • Humphreys – 4
  • Jasper – 64
  • Jefferson Davis – 205
  • Jones – 138
  • Lafayette – 3
  • Lawrence – 23
  • Marion – 1
  • Newton – 13
  • Panola – 30
  • Rankin –1
  • Smith – 16
  • Sunflower – 4
  • Tate – 8
  • Yazoo – 7

Statewide Total Homes Impacted = 792

 

Residents can self-report damage to county emergency management agencies through MEMA’s self-reporting tool. Those links for each county can be found on our website www.msema.org/contact/crisistrackcsr/.

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is working with the American Red Cross and Mississippi Department of Human Services to provide shelter for 85 displaced individuals in private hotels.

For those interested in volunteering, visit www.volunteermississippi.ms.gov to fill out a volunteer registration form. Potential volunteers should not self-deploy, but instead wait until they are contacted and connected with affiliated response organizations.

 


 

PEARL, Miss. –  The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency continues to respond to the severe weather that hit the state on April 12, 2020. One additional fatality has been confirmed in Jones County, which brings the total number of confirmed deaths to 12. We’ve also received further reports of multiple injuries as a result of the storms.

Counties Reporting Fatalities:

  • Carroll – 1 Fatality
  • Jefferson Davis – 4 fatalities
  • Jones – *3 fatalities
  • Lawrence – 2 fatalities
  • Panola – 1 Fatality
  • Walthall – 1 fatality

There are currently more than 37,000 without power in the state. At this time, 30 counties have submitted damage reports to MEMA. These are initial reports, numbers could increase or decrease throughout today and the upcoming days.

(*Not all 30 counties are listed below)

  • Bolivar – 40 homes, 20 apartments, 20 roads debris, 20 roads damaged
  • Carroll –2 homes, 7 roads closed due to debris
  • Chickasaw – 12 public roads saw major damaged and 15 homes affected
  • Clarke –5 homes destroyed, 7 mobile homes destroyed, 5 homes major damage, 5 with minor damage
  • Coahoma – 24 homes damaged, 10 roads closed
  • Grenada –15 homes, 1 apartment, 100 roads closed due to debris
  • Humphreys – 1 mobile home destroyed, 2 homes minor damage
  • Jasper – 15 homes destroyed, 1 mobile home destroyed, 18 homes and 1 mobile home major damage, 3 homes and 3 mobile homes minor damage
  • Jefferson Davis – 100 homes, 40 roads closed debris, 40 roads closed damage
  • Jones – 18 homes and 3 mobile homes destroyed, 16 homes with major damage, 1 business destroyed, 3 businesses with major damage
  • Lafayette –5 homes damaged
  • Lawrence – 3 homes and 4 mobile homes destroyed, 4 homes and 1 mobile home with major damage, 2 businesses destroyed, 4 public roads with major damage
  • Leake – 10 homes damaged, 4 roads closed due to damage
  • Lowndes – 1 home major damage, 4 roads closed
  • Montgomery –10 homes, 2 roads closed due to debris
  • Newton –2 homes with major damage
  • Noxubee –5 homes, 5 roads closed due to debris and 5 roads closed due to damage.
  • Quitman – 15 homes damaged, 5 apartments damaged, 15 roads closed due to damage
  • Rankin –1 home damaged, 2 roads closed due to damage
  • Sharkey – 1 home damaged.
  • Smith – 2 homes major damage, 1 mobile home destroyed
  • Sunflower – 4 homes damaged, 1 road closed due to damage
  • Tate –3 homes damaged, 1 road closed due to damage, 1 road washed out
  • Walthall – 100 homes damaged
  • Wayne – 3 homes damaged
  • Yazoo –1 home destroyed, 2 homes major damage, 1 business destroyed, 2 businesses major damage, 1 public road major damage

Residents can self-report damage to county emergency management agencies through MEMA’s self-reporting tool. Those links for each county can be found on our website https://www.msema.org/.

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency continues to work with local county EMA directors to assess the need for long-term sheltering. Additionally, the statewide shelter-in-place remains in effect. We want to remind everyone to social distance as best as possible and if you’re in a public shelter, wear a mask to cover your mouth and nose to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

 


 

PEARL, Miss. –  The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is responding to the severe weather that hit the state on April 12, 2020. Additionally, Governor Tate Reeves signed a State of Emergency in response to this severe weather outbreak. There are 11 confirmed deaths and multiple injuries throughout the state due to the severe weather.

Counties Reporting Fatalities:

  • Carroll – 1 Fatality
  • Jefferson Davis – 4 fatalities
  • Jones – 2 fatalities
  • Lawrence – 2 fatalities
  • Panola – 1 Fatality
  • Walthall – 1 fatality

There are currently more than 72,000 without power in the state. At this time, 18 counties have submitted damage reports to MEMA. These are initial reports, numbers could increase or decrease throughout the day.

  • Bolivar – 40 homes, 20 apartments, 20 roads debris, 20 roads damaged. 30 persons displaced.
  • Carroll –2 homes, 7 roads closed due to debris
  • Chickasaw –4 roads closed due to debris.
  • Clarke –5 homes destroyed, 5 homes major damage, 5 with minor damage,7 mobile homes damaged
  • Grenada –15 homes, 1 apartment, 100 roads closed due to debris
  • Humphreys –1 home damaged, power poles down, 3 people displaced
  • Jasper 8 homes destroyed, 6 homes major damaged, 6 homes minor damaged, 5 homes affected, 3 mobile homes destroyed, 40 displaced
  • Jefferson Davis – 100 homes, 40 roads closed debris, 40 roads closed damage, 75-80 displaced, multiple powerlines down
  • Jones – damage to structures
  • Lafayette –5 homes damaged
  • Montgomery –10 homes, 2 roads closed due to debris
  • Newton –2 homes, 11 roads closed due to debris. 2 persons displaced.
  • Noxubee –5 homes, 5 roads closed due to debris and 5 roads closed due to damage.
  • Rankin –1 home damaged, 2 roads closed due to damage, 2 people displaced
  • Smith – 10 homes, 2 apartments, 5 roads closed due to debris, 5 roads closed due to damage.
  • Sharkey – 1 home damaged. Approx. 250 customers without power. Power and phones outage to Courthouse and Sheriff Dept. Calls routed to dispatcher’s office.
  • Tate –3 homes damaged, 7 roads closed due to flooding/debris, 1 road closed due to damage. 1 road washed out
  • Yazoo –8 homes damaged, 1 road closed due to debris, 2 people displaced

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is working with local county EMA directors to assess the need for long-term sheltering. The statewide shelter-in-place remains in effect. We want to remind people to social distance as best as possible and if you’re in a public shelter, wear some kind of mask to cover your mouth and nose to help slow the spread of COVID-19.

 

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