November 29th and 30th Severe Weather Update #2

PEARL, Miss. (MEMA) – The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is working with counties to assess damage from the severe weather and multiple tornadoes on November 29-30, 2022. Initially, it was reported that Pike County had two injuries, which have now been confirmed to be only one. Statewide, counties have reported 66 homes have been damaged; those numbers are expected to change during the assessment and validation process.

Initial damage assessments are underway. The following is PRELIMINARY and will change through the assessment process. These counties report some damage to homes ranging from affected to destroyed.

  • Amite – 4 homes
  • Choctaw – 6 homes
  • Jasper – 16 homes; 4 farms
  • Pike – 8 homes
  • Prentiss – 2 homes; 1 farm; 1 business; 6 public buildings
  • Lowndes – 29 homes; 1 public building
  • Oktibbeha – 1 home

MEMA encourages residents who’ve sustained damage after a severe weather event to do the following:

  • File an insurance claim
  • Take photos of the damage to the home
  • Report damage to county/MEMA via the self-report tool