HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WJTV) – William Carey University in Hattiesburg received extensive damage to some buildings during Saturday morning’s tornado.
The university says its Hattiesburg campus is closed right now. They are advising parents to pick up their children from campus.
According to the university’s official Twitter page, authorities checked all the dormitories to make sure all students were safe. Some students did report minor injuries after the severe weather passed.
The university reports damage to some dorms, Tatum Court and Thomas Hall.
Students gathered for a prayer meeting at Tatum Court late Saturday morning.
Stay with WJTV as we cover this developing story, and we’ll post updates as we receive them.