Emergency teams assess Miss. tornado damage

The Associated Press

Rogelio V. Solis / AP Photo – A home in south Yazoo City, Miss. ripped apart by a tornado Saturday is seen Sunday, April 25, 2010.


Federal and state emergency officials will begin surveying damage in the counties hit hardest by a weekend tornado that killed 10 people in Mississippi.

Mississippi emergency management spokesman Greg Flynn says a survey team from FEMA will join state officials Monday on a tour of the heaviest damaged areas.

Flynn says it is part of the process that could lead to a possible presidential disaster declaration. He says the FEMA crews will be in Warren, Yazoo, Holmes, Choctaw and Attala counties on Monday. He said they may visit other areas.
Read more: http://www.sunherald.com/2010/04/26/2128807/emergency-teams-assess-miss-tornado.html#ixzz0mDJj3NS9

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