Easter weekend tornado reported as worst tornado in state history

Over Easter weekend strong storms ravaged Mississippi and damaged areas in Northern Louisiana, but of those storms none caused more extensive damage than the tornado that wreaked havoc in South Mississippi.

The National Weather Service reported that it was the third widest tornado in U.S. history.

Governor Reeves today explained the horrific impact it had on the state. “The tornado that hit in Soso Mississippi between Bassfield and Jones County now has been confirmed by the National Weather Service as the widest tornado in Mississippi history and the third widest tornado in American history and the damage is horrific.”

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