EF-1 tornado confirmed in Lamar County

LAMAR COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — The National Weather Service in Jackson confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down in Lamar County Thursday.

The NWS said the twister hit in Purvis near Talowah Road.

A roof was damaged to a home, and some trees were uprooted in the area. The storm also damaged the roof of an elementary school in the area.

A tree also fell on a house on Mitchell Avenue The twisted ended near Stonefield Drive; a tree damaged another home on that street.

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