Tornado in USA on January 21 2017 02:41 PM (UTC).
Four people have been confirmed dead by the city of Hattiesburg after a large tornado tore through the town of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, during the early morning hours on Saturday. WDAM-TV in Hattiesburg has reported significant damage in the town. Mayor Johnny DuPree signs an emergency declaration for Hattiesburg due to significant injuries and structural damages. Cars were tossed around like toys and damage to power lines, trees and structures were also reported. A new round of severe thunderstorms, including tornadoes, will once again threaten Hattiesburg on Saturday evening. Hattiesburg has received 3.45 inches of rain in the last 12 hours. Mississippi Power is reporting more than 9,600 meters without power as of 7:30 a.m. CST. William Carey University and a local fire station took direct hits from the tornado. Local officials report that there are multiple injuries.