Storms damage 15 houses across Madison County

Storms damage 15 houses across Madison County


Fifteen homes in mostly rural Madison County were reported damage in severe weather last week, according to Mississippi Emergency Management.

Malary White, MEMA chief communications officer, said that these numbers are preliminary and damage ranges from “affected” to “destroyed.” As of Monday MEMA had said statewide 111 homes had been reported damaged in 10 counties.

“The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency is continuing to work with counties to assess damage from the severe weather on December 13-14, 2022,” White said.

Additionally, four injuries, three in Sharkey and one in Hinds have been reported as weather-related to MEMA.

The full MEMA damage report is as follows:

•Adams- 5 homes, 1 public bridge

•Clarke – 20 homes

•Forest- 29 homes

•Harrison – 3 homes; 3 public buildings

•Jefferson – 3 homes; 1 public road

•Madison – 15 homes

•Newton – 16 homes

•Sharkey– 19 homes, 2 farms, 1 public bridge

•Sunflower – 1 home

•Wilkinson – 3 public roads

MEMA encourages residents who’ve sustained damage after a severe weather event to file an insurance claim, take photos of the damage to the home and report the damage to the county or MEMA.

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