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18 Tornados Confirmed During May 2-4 Severe Weather Events

A report was released on Thursday by the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency that provided details on the storms and ensuing damages that occurred on Sunday, May 2 and Tuesday, May 4.

As of now, no fatalities have been reported from the 18 different tornados that hit the state.

These are the damage reports that have been issued so far:

Hinds – 113 homes affected; 6 businesses affected

Leake – 21 homes affected; 9 businesses affected

Rankin – 7 homes affected

Newton – 5 homes affected; 3 businesses affected

Warren – 6 homes affected

Yazoo – 10 homes affected; 1 business affected

Calhoun – 43 homes affected; 6 businesses affected; 2 public bridges affected

Hinds – 24 homes affected

Lee – 76 homes affected; 6 businesses affected; 1 public building affected

Pontotoc – 10 homes affected; 1 business affected

Yazoo – 76 homes affected; 4 businesses affected; 1 public road affected

Below, a list of each tornado’s location and rating can be seen:

Hinds County (Terry/Byram): EF-1 (105 mph)

Yazoo County (Yazoo City) EF-1 (110 mph)

Madison County: EF-1 (95 mph)

Holmes County (Durant): EF-1 (100 mph)

Yazoo/Holmes County: EF-0 (85 mph)

Holmes County (Eden/Tchula): EF-1 (110 mph)

Holmes/Carroll County: EF-2 (115 mph)

Jefferson/Claiborne County: EF-1 (105 mph)

Attala County: EF-1 (90 mph)

Leake County: EF-0 (80 mph)

Choctaw County: EF-0 (80 mph)

Calhoun County: EF-1 (90 mph)

Pontotoc/Lee County: EF-1 (90 mph)

Lee County (Tupelo): EF-1 (100 mph)

Lee/Itawamba County: EF-0 (75 mph)

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