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Some live pictures now out of Hattiesburg Mississippi as we get more information on that twister that caused dozens of injuries.
And a lot of damage as you can see in your screening Greg Flynn joins us now -- a public information officer with the -- and with the Mississippi.
Emergency management agency -- who had been reporting.
-- sea -- people with injuries but no fatalities.
Any update to those numbers.
Absolutely miraculous that we are dealing with it -- no -- given the the video that you all -- been showing in the got video of the tornado moving through the county.
Again yet we do have at least 63 injuries most minor.
We do have a report of two.
Injuries in Lamar County which is just to -- west of Hattiesburg -- the county.
Neighboring it to the west I don't have exactly how those folks were hurt but two critical.
In that county while looks a warning -- people get.
I you know I cannot say enough about the National Weather Service and the -- meteorologists -- at our local television stations.
It was amazing they knew on Thursday and Friday they were warning us that this was a possibility.
On Sunday and they said the greatest impact possibility of tornadoes would beat south Mississippi.
Late in the afternoon and they hit it right on the head and I think that's probably why we're seeing.
No fatalities because people took it seriously they knew was coming.
And they hunker down and really took the advice to getting to a safe place.
My -- you say when he sees pictures that is almost unbelievable to know that there's no fatalities with the damage that we're seeing what kind of damage are you experiencing what -- What do you really working with today with your team.
Well right now there are doing damage assessments the early number that they've been thrown around is about 300.
Would that be mobile homes or actual houses.
We're really scanning -- about a six county area -- that this tornado appears to started in Marion County.
And it worked its way east end of a more than forced carry and then Wayne county which is right on the border with Alabama itself.
-- out -- doing damage that's been trying to get a good number.
How many homes were affected.
And then now we will make the determination on any kind of request to FEMA.
-- sounds like your team is on a great thanks so much for the work that you do and and for taking the time to join us today -- keep what you gotta do it.
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