FOUR PEOPLE ARE DEAD AFTER A TORNADO HIT A MISSISSIPPI TOWN HARD.

ONE WOMAN LOST HER SON AND FATHER WHEN WHAT WAS BELIEVED TO BE A TORNADO HIT A HATTIESBURG TRAILER PARK.

A FIRE STATION WAS ALSO DAMAGED IN THE CITY ALONG WITH EXTENSIVE DAMAGE AT WILLIAM CAREY UNIVERSITY.

NEWS 5'S EMILY DEVOE SPENT THE DAY IN HATTIESBURG.

AS OF EARLIER THIS EVENING, ABOUT 7 THOUSAND PEOPLE WERE STILL WITHOUT POWER IN HATTIESBURG AND PETAL.

A MISSISSIPPI POWER SPOKESMAN SAYS AS MANY AS 200 UTILITY POLES WILL HAVE TO BE REPLACED.

AND AUTHORITIES HAVE ISSUED CURFEWS FOR HATTIESBURG AND PEARL FROM 9PM UNTIL 6 AM.

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