MEMA reports damage to 1,320 homes following Hurricane Zeta

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency has released its updated preliminary damage report following the recent impact of Hurricane Zeta on the Gulf Coast.

The Category 2 system brought heavy rains and winds to the area resulting in downed power lines, damage to homes, roads and public buildings. MEMA confirmed one fatality and multiple injuries in Harrison County.

While assessments are ongoing, MEMA provided the following damage report on Saturday night.

  • Forrest County:
    • Total Homes Impacted: 12
  • Hancock County:
    • Total Homes Impacted: 165
    • Total Businesses Impacted: 17
  • Harrison County:
    • Total Homes Impacted: 997
    • Total Public Roads Impacted: 40
    • Total Public Buildings Impacted: 42
  • Jackson County:
    • Total Homes Impacted: 91
  • Perry County:
    • Total Homes Impacted: 9
    • Public Roads Impacted: 1
  • Stone County
    • Total Homes Impacted: 37
    • Total Public Roads Impacted: 2
    • Total Businesses Impacted: 2
  • Wayne County:
    • Total Homes Impacted: 9
    • Total Public Roads Impacted: 1

Residents can self-report damage to county emergency management agencies through MEMAs self-reporting tool. Click here to view the self-report links for each county

Additionally, the National Weather Service confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down in Noxubee County.

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