Storm Blamed For One Death In Mississippi

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(CNN) At least one person was killed and several injured during severe weather in Kemper County, Mississippi.

That information came from emergency management officials.

In neighboring Noxubee County, a “violent and extremely dangerous tornado was spotted near the city of Macon, the National Weather Service said.

Electricity has gone out in Macon, and there are reports of damaged homes and businesses in nearby Shuqualak, Macon City Clerk Beverly Shelton told CNN.