Report: Tornado touched down in Warren County, Vicksburg

Published 5:39 pm Saturday, April 13, 2019

A tornado reportedly touched down late Saturday afternoon in Warren County damaged at least several businesses and closing a portion of Interstate 20

WJTV reported a tornado had touched down at approximately 4:15 p.m.

Twitter users reported damage to the Kroger grocery store and UPS Store roofs as well as cars destroyed in that area.

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Additional damage was reported on Clay Street. Portions of Pemberton near the Vicksburg Mall were reported closed.

A portion of Interstate 20 beginning at mile marker 4 is closed due to large trees across the highway.

The powerful storm system that is passing through Mississippi this afternoon and into tonight is part of a huge system that started in Texas this morning, where several people were reportedly injured earlier Saturday when a tornado ripped through the area.