Thunderstorms caused temporary power outages, little damage

Published 4:39 pm Thursday, September 7, 2023

A series of severe thunderstorms moved through North Mississippi Wednesday starting around 5 p.m. The National Weather Service issued multiple warnings during the event. Some areas experienced temporary power outages, although no severe damage has been reported as of yet.

A video from the Kroger parking lot in Oxford documented the heavy rainfall and wind conditions.

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The Oxford High School Homecoming parade was postponed from Wednesday evening to tonight.

Additional photos show cloud formations associated with the storms that produced lighting for several hours.

Jimmy Durham

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