Severe weather, apparent tornado strike Mississippi town, damaging structures

Published 10:28 pm Saturday, August 21, 2021

An apparent tornado touched down Saturday afternoon, damaging structures and trees along a path in Iuka, Mississippi.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol reported Mississippi Highway 25 had to be shut down for a period of time due to downed trees and powerlines.

Images posted online by residents showed downed trees, downed powerlines and damage to structures.

Building debris was shown strewn across the ground and at least two people posted videos showing the funnel clouds in Tishomingo County.