20 Deadliest Tornadoes in Mississippi 1950-2013

Rank
Date
Time(CST)
Strength
Deaths
Injuries
Location (Counties)
1
2/21/1971
1600
F4
58
795
Issaquena-Grenada
2
3/3/1966
1830
F5
58
518
Hinds-Kemper
3
2/21/1971
1543
F4
46
496
Issaquena-Sunflower
4
12/5/1953
1745
F5
38
270
Warren
5
1/23/1969
0525
F4
32
241
Jefferson-Newton
6
4/27/2011
1442
F5
23
137
Monroe, Itawamba, Marion, AL
7
2/1/1955
1420
F4
20 141 Tunica, Desoto
8
3/21/1952
2200
F4
17
96
Marshall-Fayette, TN
9
4/21/1984
1600
F3
15
76
Leflore-Union
10
2/21/1971
1706
F4
13
182
Warren-Holmes
11
11/21/1992
2335
F4
12
122
Copiah-Choctaw
12
4/24/2010
1009
F4
10
146
Madison LA - Oktibbeha MS
13
1/10/1975
0814
F4
9
210
Pike-Simpson
14
2/26/1958
1730
F3
8
36
Copiah-Leake
15
4/27/2011
1642
F4
7
14 Smith-Perry AL
15
2/4/1971
1715
F2
7
0
Grenada
17
2/24/2001
2135
F3
6
73
Calhoun-Prentiss
17
2/28/1987
905
F4
6 350 Jones-Clarke
19
4/29/1963
1520
F3
5
9
Coahoma

 

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