Rolling Fork, Miss. (Fox 13-Memphis) – Mississippi Lieutenant Governor Delbert Hosemann has issued a public statement after tornadoes swept across the state, killing 23 people and injuring dozens.
In the statement, Governor Hosemann says, “The devastation, both in terms of loss of life and damage, is overwhelming here in Rolling Fork. The priority right now is search and rescue in addition to assessment of immediate needs. We are in conversation right now with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency, local emergency officials, local government leaders, school district superintendents, and others about how the Legislature may be able to assist with monetary resources in this area and the numerous other impacted areas in our state.”