Lightning Flashes as Tornado-Warned Storm Hits Mississippi

A severe storm passed over southwest Mississippi late Thursday night, April 7, spurring a tornado warning for several towns near the state border with Louisiana.

Footage shared by Marty J Chabert shows heavy rain and flashing lightning hitting the town of Woodville in the southwestern corner of Mississippi.

A tornado warning was in effect for Woodville as of 10:25 pm, per the National Weather Service (NWS) in New Orleans. Credit: Marty J Chabert via Storyful