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Homes, chicken houses damaged by Wayne Co. tornado

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Updated: Mar. 17, 2021 at 1:21 PM CDT
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WAYNE COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT) - Two homes and three chicken houses were damaged as a result of the tornado that struck Wayne County Wednesday.

The tornado touched down shortly after lunch. In addition to damaging two residential structures, it also damaged or destroyed three chicken houses and brought down numerous trees and power lines, said Stacy Hoover, a dispatcher, and volunteer with the Wayne Co. Emergency Management Agency.

Hattiesburg resident Tyrone Thomas Jr., shot a video of the storm.

TORNADO VIDEO: Tyrone Thomas Jr. sent us this video of a tornado between Waynesboro and Laurel. https://bit.ly/3eNREcX

Posted by WLBT 3 On Your Side on Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Wayne County Emergency Management Dispatcher Stacy Hoover said officials were still in response mode around 4 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, as another tornado warning for the area had been issued.

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