Straight-line winds, reported tornado touchdowns cause damage across the Mid-South

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — FOX13 is tracking tornado touchdowns and storm damage across the Mid-South this weekend.


IN PHOTOS: Weekend storms roll through the Mid-South

A Tornado Watch for the FOX13 viewing area has been lifted.

Over the course of this weekend’s storms, multiple damage reports were made, including those stemming from reported tornadoes.

The evening hours of 3/27:

At 6:23 p.m. a tornado was reported in Mississippi County, Arkansas.

The NWS reported structural damage to trailers and homes. A shop was destroyed. Treelines and power lines are down in the area.

A tornado was spotted in Mississippi County, Arkansas between Keiser and Osceola around 8:30 p.m.

A tornado was spotted crossing the Mississippi River into Tennessee from eastern Arkansas, according to NOAA.

Heavy flooding was reported in Brownsville, Tenn. in Haywood County, just before 10:45 p.m.

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Five cars and one person were reportedly blown off Highway 61 in Tunica County, Miss. two miles north of Lula. No injuries were reported, according to NWS.

Scrap metal debris was on the roadway. The area experienced a possible tornado, NWS said.

Sometime throughout the storm, a mobile was completely destroyed in Mississippi County, Ark.

More damage was reported in Tate County, Miss. after 11 p.m.

A house and business were damaged in Independence. A tree fell onto a house, according to NWS.

Through the morning hours, FOX13 was told of damages in Grand Junction, Tenn., after straight-line winds blew through. Lots of trees and debris across lawns and Highway 57.

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