- Associated Press - Friday, January 22, 2016

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The latest developments of a winter storm that swept through parts of Mississippi (all times local):

2:30 p.m.

The National Weather Service in Jackson has confirmed at least two tornadoes tore through Lamar and Simpson counties as a result of Thursday’s storm. No injuries were reported.

Meteorologist Brad Bryant says an EF-2 tornado touched down in Lamar County while experts ranked the one that hit Simpson County as an EF-1.

Bryant says the Lamar County tornado left a 6.6 mile-path of destruction, while the Simpson County one was shorter at 3.9 miles.

Both tornadoes damages homes in the area, uprooted trees and downed power lines.

Bryant says survey crews were in the areas Friday to get a better handle on what occurred.

Meanwhile, the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency says damage was reported in six counties from the storms. In addition to Lamar and Simpson, the other counties are: Clarke, Lauderdale, Smith and Yazoo.

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