Tornado Hits Wayne County, Mississippi

The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed a tornado hit Wayne County in Mississippi on March 17, with damage to homes reported by the state Emergency Management Agency.

Footage shared by Tyrone Thomas Jr shows a dark funnel cloud on Wednesday, captured as he traveled on Highway 84 East toward Waynesboro.

The NWS advised Wayne County residents to seek shelter. A tornado watch was in effect for counties in Mississippi and Alabama until 7 pm. Credit: Tyrone Thomas Jr via Storyful