Report: One confirmed death in Mississippi

Still image from Tony Sudduth's video of the tornado that hit Noxubee County, Mississippi Thursday afternoon.

According to a report from CNN, strong storms have claimed the life of one person in Mississippi on Thursday.

Mississippi Emergency Management Agency spokesman Greg Flynn says the fatality was reported west-northwest of DeKalb, near Mississippi Highway 493, in Kemper County.

Flynn says the tornado hit Kemper and Noxubee counties before pushing into Alabama.

A tornado, described as "violent and extremely dangerous" by the National Weather Service, was spotted in Noxubee County which is near the city of Macon.

A video of the twister on the ground was captured by Tony Sudduth and posted to Facebook. You can watch it below and see the photos of the tornado that surfaced on Twitter.

Get the latest on the severe weather entering Alabama from James Spann on the ABC 33/40 live stream.

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