70 Homes Across Mississippi Damaged by 4 Tornadoes

April 20, 2021

Four tornadoes that moved across Mississippi earlier this month caused damage to around 70 homes, emergency officials said Thursday.

Four businesses and three farms were also damaged. There have been no reports of injuries or fatalities, officials said.

The storms of April 9 and 10 produced an EF1 tornado with winds up to 105 mph in Marion County.

EF1 tornados with winds of 95 mph were confirmed in Attala and Lincoln counties. An EF0 tornado with winds up to 75 mph struck in Rankin County, according to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency.

Topics Catastrophe Natural Disasters Windstorm Mississippi

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