Yikes. Our thoughts and prayers are with Hattiesburg, MS-area readers. Take cover and stay safe!

https://twitter.com/mheskett/status/300742672363171840

Tornado warning for Hattiesburg!! Y'all b safe for those who are still there!!

Update:

Injuries and damage reported in the town of Pickwick.

Update (mild language warning):

Update:

Twitter users are starting to post photos:

Pray for my big brother & his family! A tornado hit his home and they've lost everything #HattiesburgMS

https://twitter.com/twocosmic/status/300757689770835968

Update:

University of Southern Mississippi suffers major tornado damage, cancels classes

  • Love of Country

    SCARY!!!!!

  • KansasGirl

    Geez, my sister lives in Madison, Ms., is this near to Hattiesburg?

  • KansasGirl

    Geez, my sister lives in Madison, Ms., is this near to Hattiesburg?

  • Rose Johnson

    Praying for All.

  • Rose Johnson

    Praying for All.

  • disqus_czEYc02a2J

    I have a daughter that lives in Eagles Tail apts. in Hattiesburg, MS??? I’ve been trying to get in touch with her and have heard nothing… Can anyone tell me if there was any damage close to her apt. complex???

  • http://pennyrobinsonfanclub.net/ PennyRobinsonFanClub

    A tornado? In the southern United States? Must be . . . . Global Warming (TM) at it again!
    Are we going to call this one Tornado Tony or something?

    Seriously, all best wishes to those in the path and their loved ones wherever.

  • nc

    Terrifying. One disaster after another, it seems. Are we under an evil spell?

  • CaptainBounds

    I work at @SuperTalk, the statewide radio network down here. Take a look at this tweet that came in just after we started live coverage.