Preliminary Damage Update #2 for April 9-10, 2021 Severe Weather Event

PEARL, Miss. –  The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency continues to respond to the severe weather event that impacted the state on April 9-10, 2021. The National Weather Service has surveyed and confirmed a total of four tornadoes across the state:

  • Attala County: EF-1 with winds of 95 mph
  • Lincoln County: EF-1 with winds of 95 mph
  • Marion County: EF-1 with winds of 105 mph
  • Rankin County: EF-0 with winds of 75 mph

There are still no reports of any injuries or fatalities as a result of the severe storms.

The following counties have submitted preliminary damage reports to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency:

  • Attala – 10 homes; 3 businesses
  • Chickasaw – 23 homes; 2 farms
  • Hinds – One home
  • Issaquena – One home
  • Marion – 24 homes; one farm
  • Pontotoc – 5 homes
  • Rankin – One home; one business
  • Warren – 3 homes
  • Yazoo  – One home

*These are preliminary numbers and could change throughout the assessment process.

If there are any unmet needs, MEMA encourages residents to contact your county emergency management agency. A list of those county contacts can be found here.