- Associated Press - Friday, October 3, 2014

A line of thunderstorms associated with a cold front has caused some damage in Mississippi.

The National Weather Service Office in Memphis, Tennessee, says a possible tornado caused damage to Strayhorn Elementary School in Tate County late Thursday night.

Meteorologist John Sirmon says a team will investigate to see if it was actually a tornado or straight line winds.

Emergency Management Director Kim Brownlee says some shingles were blown the roof of the school’s library. He says high winds also brought down trees and power line in other parts of Tate County. No injuries have been reported.

The weather office in Jackson reports trees and power lines down in central Mississippi on Friday.

There are scattered power outages across the state with the largest number about 1,200 in Hernando.

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