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TS Lee Damage: County by county assessments

Flooded streets and rising water along the rivers posed a big concern for many across South Mississippi after Tropical Storm Lee. Flooded streets and rising water along the rivers posed a big concern for many across South Mississippi after Tropical Storm Lee.
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The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency continues to receive damage reports from the effects of Tropical Storm Lee. So far, 30 counties have reported damages ranging from minor to major. The storm is also blamed for at least one death in North Mississippi.

The following counties had reported damage as of Wednesday morning:

Adams: Damage to trees and power lines throughout the county.

Copiah: One home with major damage and 8 homes with minor damage. One public building and 4 public roads damaged.

Covington: Some homes and trees with minor impacts.

Forrest: One home with major damage. Trees down in several locations.

Hancock: One mobile home destroyed. Around 60 or 70 roads were flooded during the storm, but 95 percent of structures in those areas were elevated.

Harrison: One home with minor damage. Three public roads with minor damage. One public building with minor damage. County is monitoring local river levels.

Hinds: Fifteen homes and 60 apartment units affected by floodwaters. Two public roads with minor damage. Two culverts in the county damaged.

Jackson: Eleven homes with minor damage.

Jefferson Davis: Some roads and trees impacted.

Jones: Some trees down throughout the county.

Lamar: Some homes and roads impacted by flooding.

Lawrence: At least one road and bridge impacted by flooding.

Leake: Four homes and mobile homes with minor damage. Fourteen public roads damaged, 6 of those sustaining major damage. Two public bridges with major damage.

Lee: Some trees down throughout the county.

Lincoln: Several roads impacted by flooding.

Lowndes: Some minor tree damage throughout county.

Madison: Several homes affected by flooding.

Marion: Some homes and trees with minor impacts.

Neshoba: Thirty five roads damaged, 5 of those completely washed out. One public bridge with major damage. One public bridge with minor damage. Sixteen culverts washed out. One business with major damage. One church cemetery damaged. Two dams on private ponds destroyed.

Noxubee: Minor impacts to some roads.

Pearl River: At least one home with damage.

Pike: A few roads impacted by flooding.

Prentiss: At least one mobile home damaged.

Rankin: Several roads impacted by flooding.

Scott: Flash flooding countywide.

Simpson: One mobile home destroyed. Seven homes and mobile homes with minor damage. One public road destroyed. Six public roads with minor damage. Three public bridges with major damage.

Stone: One injury. Two mobile homes destroyed. Seven homes and mobile homes with minor damage. Seven public roads with minor damage. One business with minor damage.

Tishomingo: One death due to drowning.

Wilkinson: Several roads flooded.

Winston: Some roads minor impacts.

Counties continue to conduct detailed damage assessments.

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