Tornado Rips Through Mississippi's Calhoun City

A tornado damaged several businesses and homes as it swept through Calhoun City, Mississippi, late on May 2, authorities said.

This footage, by Stephen Pimpo for WCBI News, shows crews working to clear a tree felled by the tornado. Pimpo said the footage was filmed on Madison Street.

Tornado warnings were in place for several areas in the state, including Tupelo where the weather service warned of a “life-threatening situation.” Credit: Stephen Pimpo/WCBI News via Storyful