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Storms and heavy winds cause damage

Tree damage at a home on Jones Street. (Photo source: WLOX) Tree damage at a home on Jones Street. (Photo source: WLOX)
GULFPORT, MS (WLOX) -

Strong storms and heavy winds took a toll on parts of South Mississippi on Saturday.

Homeowners on Jones Street  saw their share of damage after a large tree split right down the middle and fell into the yard. Luckily, it did not fall onto the house. 

Aside from damage to the tree, several street signs were knocked down and debris scattered across the area. 

According to photos from WLOX News Now Facebook viewer, Gulfport High School also took a hit, with a metal roof being ripped apart and benches knocked over. 

According to forecasts, storms may stick around until Tuesday.

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