Storm system prompts tornado reports across the south

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TYLERTOWN, Miss. (AP) - The National Weather Service says a possible tornado has touched down in southern Mississippi.

Forecaster Robert Ricks says people saw a funnel cloud north of the Salem community in Walthall County. Ricks says radar indicates a possible tornado formed around 6:39 a.m. Wednesday.

A mobile home was overturned several times and destroyed, although Ricks says no injuries were reported. The Weather Service will survey later to confirm if the damage was caused by a twister.

Ricks says the storm was part of a line of thunderstorms along a frontal boundary pushing southeast through Mississippi and Louisiana.

No other damage has been reported from the storm system in Mississippi.

The same system that brought us storms and nearly 6 inches of rainfall in Robertson/Leon Counties is responsible for a few possible torandoes, including one in East Texas. The storm system will continue to move east today, where isolated severe weather is possible from eastern Mississippi to northern Georgia.