Tornado Season Facts For Mississippi

Unfortunately, Mississippi has seen its share of tossed cars, fallen trees and destroyed homes. Several severe tornados in recent years have devastated areas like Tupelo, Hattiesburg and the Mississippi Delta. Take a look at some other facts about Mississippi tornados:

Tornado season takes place in late fall from October through December.

  • There were 27 tornados in 2014.
  • 2014 saw 11 fatalities and 126 tornado related injuries.
  • There were 1,884 total reported tornados from 1950-2013.
  • 2008 saw the most tornados at 109.
  • There is an average of 41 tornados per year in Mississippi.
  • The deadliest year for tornados was 1971 with 128 deaths and 1,494 injuries.

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