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Tornado watches expire; residents left without power

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SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) -

As South Mississippi see its share of heavy rain and wind, all tornado watches and warnings have expired.

According to the Mississippi Power Outage Map, more than 1,000 customers are without power.

The NWS says flying debris could be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes could be damaged or destroyed, as well as damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles. Fallen trees area also likely.

In the event of a tornado, residents are advised to move to a basement or interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building and avoid windows.

Click here for the latest severe weather coverage from the WLOX News Now First Alert Weather Team, and be sure to download the WLOX First Alert Weather app for instant alerts on your mobile device

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