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It sounded like Katrina.
Now from a survivor of a powerful tornado that ripped a 75 mile long path.
Of destruction through three different counties in southern Mississippi.
At least sixty people are injured more than 200 homes either damaged or destroyed there amazingly through all of this no one was killed.
Take a look at this now this is amateur video of a funnel while the majority of the damage in and around the town of Hattiesburg home to the University of Southern Mississippi.
Now school reports that nobody there receivers and -- because so many students are out of town for Marty Graf.
And today the Mississippi governor Phil Bryant had a warning for anyone who wanted to check out the damage in -- do not become besides they're.
This is not an amusement park.
This is -- of -- disaster and we won't -- she was.
All those that might be home.
In this area.
I would tell you if you do not have to be within the affected area.
-- the governor went on to say that a big reason no one died is because there is plenty of warning before the storm hit.
Jonathan Serrie live in Hattiesburg tonight with more from there and what part of that campus was hit hardest -- Hi bill it was really the southeastern corner of the campus that suffered than most major damage four buildings were guarded.
Including oval treehouse the structure you see behind me that used to house.
The alumni office it's going to the alumni association is now gonna have to move to another portion of the campus and although we're now getting reports that there were some minor injuries on campus.
As you reported no serious injuries and certainly no fatalities reported so far.
Anywhere in the state of Mississippi as a result of this storm bill what about other parts of the city what are you seeing and hearing.
You have will be American Red Cross has a regional facility here that was -- it couldn't use it anymore fortunately no staff were injured.
And they were still able to provide disaster services using.
Resource is from Red Cross facilities in neighboring communities.
More than 500 structures suffered damage in this part of Mississippi even the mayor's house was -- fact of the mayor reportedly having to crawled to safety.
Of an interior room to avoid flying glass as his window shattered as -- -- as the tornado came -- very close to his house bill.
Thank you Jonathan.
Quite a bit -- destruction there Jonathan Serrie Hattiesburg Mississippi tonight.
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