A powerful storm swept through Tupelo, Mississippi, on May 2, causing damage to properties, as the National Weather Service declared a tornado emergency for the area.
The service said late Sunday that the situation was life-threatening and warned people to take shelter.
Video shared to Facebook by JT Lit shows a damaged property as well as trees and utility poles that have fallen.
A “large and destructive tornado was observed over Tupelo” at the time, a National Weather Service warning said. Credit: JT Lit via Storyful