JACKSON, Miss. - One person has been reported dead and others are injured after a tornado on Thursday damaged buildings and caused power outages in Kemper County, Mississippi, an emergency management official said.

"There is a reported death in Kemper County, several injuries and damage to buildings. I don't know if those are homes or businesses at this point," said Mississippi Emergency Management Agency spokesman Greg Flynn.

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In Noxubee County, Mississippi, the tornado destroyed mobile homes, uprooted trees and overturned an 18-wheel tractor trailer, according to a Noxubee County Sheriff's Department employee.