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Mississippi Map -- Feb. 10, 2013.

1. AP Map of Mississippi

2. AP Photo of Tornado

3. AP Photo of Damage

4. AP Photo of Damage

STORYLINE:

EMERGENCY OFFICIALS SAY AN APPARENT TORNADO HAS CAUSED SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE IN HATTIESBURG, MISS., AFTER PASSING ALONG A MAIN ROAD.

A LOCAL FIRE COORDINATOR IN FORREST COUNTY SAYS THERE IS MAJOR DAMAGE IN HATTIESBURG INCLUDING ON THE CAMPUS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI.

HOWEVER, HE COULDN'T CONFIRM INJURIES.

HE SAID THE DAMAGE WAS STILL BEING EVALUATED, BUT THAT THE STORM PASSED ALONG A MAIN HATTIESBURG THOROUGHFARE.

A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGIST SAYS THERE HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTS OF INJURIES IN NEIGHBORING MARION COUNTY.

SIG OUT / THE ASSOCIATED PRESS.

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