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.

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