Weatherman breaks down live on air as he reports Mississippi tornado: “Jesus, help them.”
A tornado has devastated several counties in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi, and at least left 25 dead at last count of casualties, plus considerable material damage.
Proof of the tornado’s strength is the live reaction of a local television station’s weatherman, who was was overcome with emotion when he was reporting on the phenomenon.
WTVA meteorologist, Matt Laubhan was reporting when he said, “We have a new scan coming in here as we speak,” he revealed to network viewers.
Putting his elbow on the table, he let out a big sigh and bowed his head as updates continued to come in. “Oh, like the north side of Amory, it’s coming in.. Oh. Jesus, please help them“, he said.
President of the United States, Joe BidenThe President of the United States, Joe Biden, has approved this Sunday the official declaration of disaster in the state of Mississippi after the passage of the tornado.
The declaration will facilitate the arrival of federal funds to the four most affected counties: Carroll, Humphreys, Monroe and Sharkey.as reported by the White House.
As state rescue services continue to search for possible trapped people and assess the damage, the Midwest region of the United States is bracing for new “superstorms” this Sunday.
Specifically, authorities have issued a level 3 warning (out of a scale of 5) in several parts of eastern Louisiana, the south-central Mississippi and south-central Alabama. for hail, high winds and tornadoes, according to a release from the Storm Prediction Center.
These “superstorms” will reach Alabama in the next few hours and then move eastward, in the direction of the Carolinas, according to the center’s release, which was picked up by CNN.