Mississippi tornadoes News

NWS: 75 Tornadoes Confirmed in Mississippi So Far in 2019

With three more tornadoes confirmed Friday from an April 18 outbreak, the National Weather Service now says 43 tornadoes hit Mississippi that day, and 75 for the year. The one-day amount alone equals Mississippi’s annual average of 43 tornadoes during …

2 Tornadoes Struck Mississippi in Weekend Storms

The National Weather Service has confirmed two tornadoes touched down in northern Mississippi over the weekend. There were no deaths or serious injuries in either storm. The weather service in Memphis, Tennessee, said the first tornado was reported shortly after …

Storm May Have Spawned Tornadoes in Deep South

Possible tornados touched down in Louisiana and Mississippi as a line of storms moved across the Deep South. Tree limbs and power lines were down from Louisiana to Alabama early Tuesday, prompting some schools to delay the start of classes. …

National Weather Service: Storms Spawned 8 Tornadoes in Mississippi

The National Weather Service confirms eight tornadoes hit Mississippi last week. Nobody was injured by the twisters, which damaged trees, power lines and some buildings on Friday. Tornadoes were reported in Rankin, Warren, Claiborne, Copiah, Jefferson Davis and Covington counties. …

Weather Service: Recent Storms in Mississippi Spawned 4 Tornadoes

The National Weather Service confirms three more tornadoes hit Mississippi last week. No one was injured in the twisters, which mainly caused tree damage on Wednesday. The longest was in Choctaw County, striking near French Camp and ending 8.6 miles …

Weather Service Reports Possible Tornado in Southern Mississippi

The National Weather Service says a possible tornado has touched down in southern Mississippi. Forecaster Robert Ricks says people saw a funnel cloud north of the Salem community in Walthall County. Ricks says radar indicates a possible tornado formed around …

Mississippi Gov Seeks Federal Tornado Aid for End of April Outbreak

Residents of Holmes and Montgomery counties in Mississippi could get federal help following April 30 tornadoes, if Gov. Phil Bryant gets his way. Bryant on Thursday officially asked that President Donald Trump declare a disaster. The Republican governor also asks …

Correction: Weekend Tornado Count in Mississippi Rises to 24

The National Weather Service says it has confirmed that at least 24 tornadoes hit Mississippi during storms on Sunday. Surveyors are expected to continue examining damage Wednesday. So far, meteorologists have confirmed twisters in Adams, Attala, Calhoun, Carroll, Claiborne, Copiah, …

2 Tornadoes Confirmed in Mississippi From Weekend Weather

The National Weather Service confirms two tornadoes hit Mississippi’s northeast corner on Saturday. A survey shows that a twister with top winds of 90 mph (145 kph) struck Prentiss County around 2:35 p.m. The tornado, rated EF-1 on the enhanced …

Mississippi Long-Term Recovery Agency Back to Work in Tornado-Ravaged Areas

The long-term recovery agency in Hattiesburg, Miss., R3SM, is still getting some of its people in place, but officials with the organization say it is ready to take on the huge job of leading three of the four counties hit …