Mississippi tornadoes: Violent twisters kill at least 25 and leave 100-mile destruction path
Widespread storms prompted tornado emergency to be issued in a few Mississippi towns, which is the most severe of tornado-related alerts
(FOX) A severe weather outbreak across several southern states Friday evening and Saturday morning produced at least one deadly tornado in Mississippi.
The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency tweeted on Saturday afternoon that there were at least 25 people confirmed to be dead and dozens more were injured after the storm tore across the state Friday evening, damaging buildings and knocking out power for tens of thousands of residents.
“The State of Mississippi is continuing to respond to the devastating deadly tornadoes that swept through the state overnight on March 24, 2023.” The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency said in a statement. “At this time the death toll has risen to 25 and dozens of others are injured.”
Those numbers are expected to rise…