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One dies in Greene County tornado

GREENE COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has confirmed that the April 15 storm system that caused considerable damage across the state has also claimed the life of one Greene County resident.

Below is a list of damage reports by county:

Adams: Reports of trees down.
Attala: Two injuries have been reported and one mobile home destroyed, several roads closed due to flooding. Teams are waiting on water to recede to begin damage assessments.
Choctaw: Several trees down and roads flooded.
Clarke: One home destroyed, one home with minor damage and 10 roads with minor damage.
Clay: Fourteen homes and 25 apartment units with minor damage, one home and five apartment units affected and several residents have been displaced.
Copiah: Two homes with minor damage.
Greene: One fatality, six injuries and 23 homes destroyed, 28 with major damage and 47 with minor damage. Five businesses destroyed, five with major and four with minor damage. The American Red Cross has opened a shelter at the Leakesville Community Center, 1627 Center St., Leakesville. Emergency Response Vehicles will provide food, which is sponsored by the American Red Cross.
Hinds: Reports of widespread damage and several injuries. The city of Clinton has issued a local emergency proclamation. Six MEMA light plants and the mobile operations unit have been deployed to damaged areas. There are also reports of damage to homes and businesses in city of Jackson. Joint damage assessment teams are working in the county today. The Salvation Army continues feeding operations.
Issaquena: One mobile home destroyed, six county roads flooded and trees are down.
Kemper: Reports of numerous injuries and homes and mobile uninhabitable, more than hundred people are displaced, on water system completely down, hospital and jail are running on generators, countywide damage assessments currently underway. Water, ice and tarps are needed.
Leflore: One home with minor damage, one mobile home destroyed and one with minor damage, one business and one farm with minor damage. Three people have been displaced.
Monroe: Five public roads and three bridges with minor damage. Reports of flash flooding in the Hamilton and Strong communities.
Neshoba: Five homes with minor damage, one home minor damage, one mobile home destroyed, two farm buildings destroyed, one with major damage and two with minor damage. Rankin: Several homes uninhabitable and at least one road closed in the Pisgah/Sandhill community.
Scott: Two homes with major damage and one mobile home destroyed, three mobile homes with minor damage.
Simpson: Reports of damage to homes and mobile homes, several roads closed due to flooding and debris. Tallahatchie: At least one home with damage and numerous trees down and power outages throughout the county.
Warren: Two homes with major damage and one mobile home destroyed. One person listed with minor injuries.
Wayne: One home destroyed, one home with major damage and one church with major damage.

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