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The chance of earthquake damage in Gallman is about the same as Mississippi average and is much lower than the national average. The risk of tornado damage in Gallman is much higher than Mississippi average and is much higher than the national average.

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Earthquake Index, #485

Gallman, MS
0.00
Mississippi
0.05
U.S.
1.81

The earthquake index value is calculated based on historical earthquake events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the earthquake level in a region. A higher earthquake index value means a higher chance of an earthquake.

Volcano Index, #1

Gallman, MS
0.0000
Mississippi
0.0000
U.S.
0.0023

The volcano index value is calculated based on the currently known volcanoes using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the possibility of a region being affected by a possible volcano eruption. A higher volcano index value means a higher chance of being affected.

Tornado Index, #65

Gallman, MS
376.20
Mississippi
280.40
U.S.
136.45

The tornado index value is calculated based on historical tornado events data using USA.com algorithms. It is an indicator of the tornado level in a region. A higher tornado index value means a higher chance of tornado events.

Other Weather Extremes Events

A total of 4,198 other weather extremes events within 50 miles of Gallman, MS were recorded from 1950 to 2010. The following is a break down of these events:

TypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCountTypeCount
Avalanche:0Blizzard:0Cold:2Dense Fog:0Drought:14
Dust Storm:0Flood:309Hail:1,379Heat:19Heavy Snow:4
High Surf:0Hurricane:3Ice Storm:6Landslide:0Strong Wind:10
Thunderstorm Winds:2,366Tropical Storm:2Wildfire:0Winter Storm:8Winter Weather:6
Other:70 

Volcanos Nearby

No volcano is found in or near Gallman, MS.

Historical Earthquake Events

No historical earthquake events that had recorded magnitudes of 3.5 or above found in or near Gallman, MS.

No historical earthquake events found in or near Gallman, MS.

Historical Tornado Events

A total of 145 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Gallman, MS.

Distance (miles)DateMagnitudeStart Lat/LogEnd Lat/LogLengthWidthFatalitiesInjuriesProperty DamageCrop DamageAffected County
4.91976-03-29431°47'N / 90°39'W31°57'N / 90°12'W28.80 Miles880 Yards002.5M0Copiah
7.01973-11-26332°02'N / 90°23'W000K0Copiah
7.71969-01-23431°46'N / 90°44'W31°54'N / 90°10'W34.50 Miles200 Yards11140250K0Copiah
8.71958-02-26331°59'N / 90°32'W32°03'N / 90°28'W6.20 Miles60 Yards00250K0Copiah
10.41992-11-21431°58'N / 90°14'W31°58'N / 90°12'W1.00 Mile880 Yards002.5M0Copiah
11.51953-01-22231°55'N / 90°37'W32°07'N / 90°30'W15.50 Miles100 Yards01250K0Humphreys
11.61977-12-24331°48'N / 90°20'W31°48'N / 90°12'W8.00 Miles440 Yards00250K0Copiah
11.81980-04-25232°04'N / 90°16'W1.00 Mile70 Yards0025K0Hinds
12.21967-12-20232°05'N / 90°17'W0.50 Mile100 Yards003K0Hinds
12.41992-11-21431°58'N / 90°12'W32°05'N / 90°13'W5.00 Miles880 Yards002.5M0Simpson
15.01969-04-13231°43'N / 90°17'W31°47'N / 90°13'W6.10 Miles267 Yards0525K0Copiah
15.11978-04-17231°42'N / 90°27'W31°44'N / 90°25'W3.30 Miles33 Yards0025K0Copiah
15.21953-04-24231°43'N / 91°04'W32°35'N / 89°46'W96.70 Miles30 Yards0025K0Jefferson
15.41987-11-16231°42'N / 90°25'W31°43'N / 90°22'W4.00 Miles150 Yards00250K0Copiah
15.41992-11-21231°42'N / 90°24'W31°43'N / 90°24'W1.00 Mile440 Yards00250K0Copiah
16.32010-12-31232°05'N / 90°22'W32°13'N / 90°12'W14.00 Miles800 Yards002.0M0KHinds
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: This tornado first touched down in Midway Estates just to the west of Midway Road. Initially the tornado knocked down a few trees and caused minor shingle damage to roofs. The tornado tracked northeast crossing Tank Road, Green Gable Road, and Lebanon-Pinegrove Road. The damage was predominantly downed trees and minor structural damage. The tornado then moved nearly parallel to Interstate 55 and passed through Byram. Numerous structures were damaged, dozens of billboards were blown out, a tanker truck was overturned, numerous power poles were snapped and numerous trees were snapped and uprooted. The tornado was the most intense at this point with winds estimated to be around 120 mph. In addition, the maximum path width of 1/2 mile occurred in Byram. The tornado then crossed the Pearl River into Rankin County. The tornado was on the ground for almost 14 miles in Hinds County with a total path length of 26 miles through both Hinds and Rankin Counties. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A potent storm system brought a prolonged outbreak of severe thunderstorms to the Lower Mississippi Valley region from the afternoon hours of New Years Eve lasting through the morning hours of New Years Day. This rare combination of high instability and wind shear is mainly what supported the large outbreak and multiple strong tornadoes. National Weather Service storm survey teams found 11 total tornadoes which occurred during this event. Of the 11, two were EF-3 with two more EF-2. Six were EF-1 with one EF-0. Damaging straight line winds also brought numerous trees and large limbs down across the area. Large hail also occurred during the event with reports ranging from quarter to golf ball size. In addition, flash flooding was a significant issue across the area. Roads were flooded in several locations, some vehicles were submerged in flood waters, and a few evacuations took place as a result of rising flood waters.
17.01987-11-16232°04'N / 90°23'W32°15'N / 90°10'W14.00 Miles150 Yards002.5M0Hinds
17.31958-02-26332°03'N / 90°28'W32°18'N / 90°10'W24.60 Miles60 Yards10250K0Hinds
17.51978-04-17332°07'N / 90°37'W32°08'N / 90°33'W4.50 Miles100 Yards00250K0Hinds
19.11974-01-28332°07'N / 90°43'W32°17'N / 90°13'W31.40 Miles100 Yards05250K0Hinds
20.11983-04-01232°13'N / 90°19'W0.70 Mile200 Yards0325K0Rankin
20.22003-04-06231°38'N / 90°37'W31°42'N / 90°27'W10.00 Miles1230 Yards061.0M0Lincoln
 Brief Description: This tornado started 4 miles SE of Caseyville and continued to the NE for 10 miles when it entered Copiah county at 7:46 pm, at the intersection of Interstate 55 and the county line. This tornado caused minor damage to numerous homes with several homes sustaining major damage in the form of having their roofs blown off. This tornado also took down two 500 kilowatt towers. In addition to the structural damage, hundereds of trees were snapped and uprooted. To put the entire event into perspective, areas just to the N of Interstate 20 and extending W to E across the entire state, experienced a 125 year rainfall event. Rainfall totals ranged from 7 to 12 inches which all fell in about 18 hours. Due to the large amounts of rain, river flooding quickly became a major problem. The Pelahatchie Creek experienced a 100 year flood. The Chunky River, at Chunky, set a new record. This river actually flooded a portion of Interstate 20 which had to be closed for a few hours. The Chickasawhay River at Enterprise also set a record. In addition to all the flash flooding, the river flooding caused major damage to homes and flooded numerous roads.
21.21987-11-16231°35'N / 90°36'W31°42'N / 90°25'W16.00 Miles150 Yards02250K0Lincoln
21.51976-03-30331°45'N / 90°44'W31°47'N / 90°40'W4.70 Miles33 Yards00250K0Copiah
21.72004-02-05231°59'N / 90°06'W32°06'N / 89°59'W8.50 Miles300 Yards00250K0Simpson
 Brief Description: This tornado touched down just to the northwest of Harrisville and tracked northeast, passing just to the west of Braxton. This tornado caused damage to several homes along Star-Braxton Road. These homes sustained mainly roof damage along with a few homes having windows blown out. One well-constructed home had its roof peeled back. This roofing material was blown several hundred feet down wind and wrapped around trees and a fence. The worst damage occurred 1.5 miles west-norhtwest of Braxton. Here, 70 percent of the forest was flattened. The tornado continued to move northeast into Rankin county, crossing Highway 49 at the Simpson and Rankin county line.
22.11975-01-10431°45'N / 90°07'W31°52'N / 89°58'W11.90 Miles150 Yards0125K0Simpson
22.31971-04-12231°34'N / 90°31'W31°39'N / 90°15'W16.70 Miles33 Yards0025K0Lincoln
22.31976-03-29431°57'N / 90°12'W32°03'N / 89°50'W22.60 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Simpson
22.62007-12-20231°36'N / 90°22'W31°37'N / 90°17'W5.00 Miles200 Yards01500K0KLincoln
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: This strong tornado touched down just east of the Brookhaven-Lincoln County Airport and tracked east-northeast for five miles to near the Woolworth Community. The most significant damage occurred just south of Heucks Crossing along Beeson Road where two mobile homes were obliterated. The debris was swept from foundations with large debris, including furniture, and appliances thrown more than 100 yards. Additionally, numerous trees, both pines and hardwoods, were snapped and uprooted along with several power lines down along the path. A shop was also destroyed, camper trailer heavily damaged and two other homes suffered significant roof damage. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A small, but potent, storm system evolved and moved east across the region during the first half of the day. A large MCV (meso-scale convective vortex) developed across Central Louisiana during the morning hours and moved east adding an extra kick to the atmosphere and aided in generating a line of severe thunderstorms which produced five tornadoes and wind damage. All the severe weather was confined to the southern areas, generally along Highway 84, and extended from Natchez to Brookhaven to Laurel.
23.41966-03-03532°11'N / 90°33'W32°21'N / 90°07'W27.80 Miles33 Yards5750425.0M0Hinds
23.51969-01-23431°54'N / 90°10'W32°03'N / 89°49'W23.00 Miles200 Yards1265250K0Simpson
23.72008-12-09232°06'N / 90°03'W32°07'N / 90°02'W1.00 Mile300 Yards00800K0KRankin
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: This tornado touched down just northwest of Star along Highway 49 and tracked along Muse Road for a mile. The tornado caused extensive damage to the Star baseball field. It knocked down the light fixtures off the poles. Metal fences were blown down and the dugout structure was destroyed. Damage to a couple of cars in the area also occurred due to fallen trees. The tornado damaged a residence with an 8 foot hole to the roof and completely destroyed a well constructed metal outbuilding that housed a small personal airplane. This is where the tornado was at peak intensity with winds estimated to be around 112 mph and a rating of EF2. Most of the other damage along the path was uprooted and snapped trees. The top to a small well house was also toppled. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A round of severe thunderstorms containing tornadoes, large hail and damaging winds, occurred Tuesday December 9th into Tuesday night across much of the Lower Mississippi River Valley. These storms developed along and ahead of a strong surface cold front and strong upper level disturbance. A surface low developed to our west and tracked eastward increasing the winds and drawing northward deep moisture and instability. The cold front steadily pushed east and clashed with the unstable and highly sheared environment and produced numerous severe thunderstorms as a squall line developed and tracked eastward across the region. This event produced 16 tornadoes along with many reports of large hail, and wind damage. The majority of the severe weather occurred across central and southern Mississippi. Of the 16 tornadoes, 2 were rated EF2, 8 rated EF1, and 6 rated EF0. Historically, these 16 tornadoes rank 2nd all time for the number of tornadoes in the month of December. The record is 19 which occurred during the December of 1988. Additionally, this December 9th event has pushed the yearly total of tornadoes in Mississippi to 109. This will set a new record for the number of tornadoes in a year for the state of Mississippi. The previous record of 99 was set in 2005.
24.01992-11-21231°29'N / 90°33'W31°42'N / 90°24'W15.00 Miles440 Yards00250K0Lincoln
24.61999-02-27331°37'N / 90°14'W31°43'N / 89°59'W17.00 Miles440 Yards00200K0Lawrence
 Brief Description: This strong tornado moved across Northern Lawrence county through mainly rural areas knocking down many trees and power lines. Many homes received damage, particularly near the towns of Sontag and New Hebron. Several homes received major damage.
24.81983-05-20232°15'N / 90°33'W32°18'N / 90°29'W4.00 Miles77 Yards0025K0Hinds
25.11975-01-10431°31'N / 90°14'W31°43'N / 90°07'W15.40 Miles150 Yards00250K0Lawrence
25.21953-01-22231°33'N / 90°53'W31°55'N / 90°37'W29.70 Miles100 Yards00250K0Issaquena
26.72004-12-07232°13'N / 90°44'W32°18'N / 90°32'W13.00 Miles400 Yards00500K0Hinds
 Brief Description: This tornado moved into Hinds county from Claiborne county and intensified as it tracked northeast across west-central Hinds county. A few thousand trees were uprooted and snapped along the 13 mile path. Just off State Highway 27, large barn was severely damaged and a home had its roof torn off along Newman Road. On Puckett Road, a home was damaged and the garage had its roof torn off. A few more homes sustained damage as the tornado moved northeast. The tornado dissipated 5 miles southwest of Bolton. The total path length across Warren, Claiborne and Hinds county was 26 miles.
26.71994-01-27231°31'N / 90°31'W31°35'N / 90°25'W6.00 Miles40 Yards07500K0Lincoln
 Brief Description: Within the broad damage path across Lincoln county was a distinct path of convergent damage. Several mobile homes were totally destroyed. One frame house was totally destroyed. A sawmill was totally destroyed. Seven people were injured in the mobile homes. Many trees and power poles and lines were blown down.
26.81950-03-27232°17'N / 90°16'W32°18'N / 90°10'W6.20 Miles50 Yards06250K0Hinds
27.01980-10-27231°35'N / 90°36'W1.00 Mile400 Yards0225K0Lincoln
27.11974-02-21331°33'N / 90°12'W31°39'N / 90°05'W9.80 Miles200 Yards013250K0Lawrence
27.31987-11-16232°15'N / 90°10'W32°18'N / 90°09'W6.00 Miles150 Yards052.5M0Rankin
27.41950-03-27232°17'N / 90°16'W32°18'N / 90°07'W9.00 Miles50 Yards07250K0Hinds
28.11969-04-13231°38'N / 90°03'W31°42'N / 90°00'W5.60 Miles140 Yards0025K0Lawrence
28.62005-04-06332°08'N / 90°07'W32°17'N / 89°56'W15.00 Miles600 Yards0611.0M150KRankin
 Brief Description: This tornado developed just SE of Florence between US Highway 49 and State Highway 469. For the first 3 miles, the tornado steadily gained strength and downed many trees and power lines. At this time the intensity was F1 and F2. As the tornado approached the community of Monterey its intensity increased. The most significant damage occurred along a 2 mile path a few miles SE and E of Monterey. Thomasville Road and E Monterey Road were the hardest hit. Here the tornado destroyed or significantly damaged nearly 3 dozen homes, a dozen mobile homes and caused 6 injuries. The tornado continued to move to the NE and moved through the Richland Creek bottom. As it continued NE toward the south side of Brandon, the tornado weakened. The path crossed Star Road and then State Highway 18. Where it crossed Highway 18, the tornado damaged the new Brandon High School, which was under construction, and demolished several construction trailers. The damage to the school comprised of a portion of the roof blown off and windows blown out. The tornado continued to weaken, downing more trees, as it crossed Shiloh Road, Interstate 20 and US Highway 80 where it dissipated. This tornado did cause significant timber damage, mainly between Monterey and where it cross Interstate 20. Several thousand trees were snapped, uprooted or damaged by this wide and long track strong tornado.
29.21987-11-16231°49'N / 90°01'W32°03'N / 89°46'W20.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Simpson
29.52004-11-24231°45'N / 90°04'W31°55'N / 89°44'W24.00 Miles200 Yards001.5M0Simpson
 Brief Description: This tornado continued out of northern Lawrence county and moved into southwest Simpson county 5 miles southwest of the Shivers community. As this tornado tracked northeast, several hundred trees were uprooted and snapped. Several chicken houses sustained major damage along with a few totally destroyed. Three homes sustained major damage and nine mobile homes sustained major damage. This tornado tracked across several highways including State Highway 28 and 13. This tornado also crossed US Highway 49, 4 miles northwest of Magee. Here the tornado severely damaged the VFW Post 9122 building and rolled over an RV. This tornado weakened as moved a little more northeast and dissipated 4 miles north of Magee.
29.91976-02-18232°18'N / 90°18'W32°22'N / 90°06'W12.70 Miles27 Yards0502.5M0Hinds
30.01978-04-17231°20'N / 90°38'W31°42'N / 90°27'W27.50 Miles33 Yards0025K0Lincoln
30.81976-03-26431°47'N / 90°01'W31°54'N / 89°44'W18.50 Miles880 Yards0112.5M0Simpson
30.91975-01-10232°13'N / 90°02'W32°15'N / 89°58'W4.50 Miles77 Yards0025K0Rankin
30.91972-01-09231°44'N / 89°55'W2.00 Miles33 Yards0025K0Jefferson Davis
31.61973-12-04232°20'N / 90°39'W2.00 Miles30 Yards00250K0Hinds
31.71968-11-17231°41'N / 89°57'W31°40'N / 89°56'W1.90 Miles33 Yards000K0Lawrence
31.91974-02-21331°46'N / 89°57'W31°54'N / 89°46'W14.20 Miles33 Yards0025K0Simpson
31.91986-04-12231°31'N / 90°22'W31°26'N / 90°15'W8.20 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Lincoln
32.11972-04-21331°25'N / 90°28'W31°31'N / 90°22'W9.10 Miles150 Yards0025K0Lincoln
32.21973-12-04232°04'N / 90°55'W0.10 Mile30 Yards003K0Claiborne
32.41978-04-18431°33'N / 90°07'W31°35'N / 89°58'W9.20 Miles100 Yards431250K0Lawrence
32.61975-01-10232°19'N / 90°21'W32°29'N / 90°17'W12.30 Miles50 Yards01250K0Hinds
32.71969-01-23431°41'N / 91°03'W31°46'N / 90°44'W19.50 Miles200 Yards00250K0Jefferson
32.91961-11-15232°20'N / 90°41'W32°21'N / 90°40'W1.90 Miles50 Yards0125K0Hinds
33.01968-11-17231°41'N / 89°59'W31°41'N / 89°50'W8.90 Miles33 Yards000K0Lawrence
33.22005-09-25231°51'N / 90°58'W31°52'N / 90°56'W2.00 Miles800 Yards0020K100KClaiborne
 Brief Description: This strong tornado touched down in the Red Lick Community, of Jefferson county, and tracked northeast into Claiborne county. Extensive tree damage occurred along the path with hundreds of trees uprooted and snapped. One mobile home was destroyed and a framed house had most of the roof torn off and an outside wall blown out. One injury occurred as the mobile home was rolled over and destroyed.
33.41961-11-15232°21'N / 90°40'W32°22'N / 90°39'W1.90 Miles50 Yards000K0Warren
33.51961-02-20231°36'N / 89°57'W31°46'N / 89°51'W12.90 Miles73 Yards02250K0Jefferson Davis
33.81989-03-04332°23'N / 90°22'W32°27'N / 90°16'W11.00 Miles350 Yards052.5M0Hinds
33.91980-04-25231°46'N / 89°59'W31°53'N / 89°40'W20.30 Miles900 Yards172.5M0Simpson
34.01976-03-29231°27'N / 90°16'W0.20 Mile50 Yards003K0Lincoln
34.51961-02-20231°46'N / 89°51'W31°56'N / 89°46'W12.50 Miles73 Yards020K0Simpson
34.71992-11-21432°05'N / 90°13'W32°29'N / 89°43'W37.00 Miles880 Yards109825.0M0Rankin
34.81975-01-10431°21'N / 90°22'W31°31'N / 90°14'W14.00 Miles150 Yards592.5M0Lincoln
34.92005-09-25231°47'N / 91°00'W31°50'N / 90°56'W5.00 Miles800 Yards01300K500KJefferson
 Brief Description: This strong tornado touched down in the Red Lick Community, of Jefferson county, and tracked northeast into Claiborne county. Extensive tree damage occurred along the path with hundreds of trees uprooted and snapped. One mobile home was destroyed and a framed house had most of the roof torn off and an outside wall blown out. One injury occurred as the mobile home was rolled over and destroyed.
35.31967-12-02331°22'N / 90°36'W31°31'N / 90°31'W11.50 Miles300 Yards0025K0Lincoln
35.61973-03-11231°54'N / 89°48'W32°03'N / 89°46'W10.60 Miles250 Yards0125K0Simpson
35.71978-04-18431°35'N / 89°58'W31°40'N / 89°50'W9.90 Miles100 Yards000K0Jefferson Davis
36.81976-03-30331°40'N / 91°11'W31°45'N / 90°44'W27.00 Miles1583 Yards00250K0Jefferson
37.21969-01-23432°03'N / 89°49'W32°05'N / 89°44'W5.60 Miles200 Yards01250K0Rankin
37.22003-04-24332°15'N / 90°00'W32°21'N / 89°51'W12.00 Miles600 Yards0650.0M0Rankin
 Brief Description: This strong tornado moved directly through downtown Brandon damaging or destroying several businesses, one school and dozens of homes. In addition to structural damage, hundreds of trees were snapped or uprooted as the tornado move to the NE.
37.42006-05-10231°40'N / 91°00'W31°38'N / 90°52'W7.00 Miles440 Yards00120K500KJefferson
 Brief Description: This tornado was the 3rd tornado to occur from supercell 3. The tornado touched down about 5 miles southeast of Fayette and tracked east for 7 miles across southern Jefferson County. Much of the damage along the path was to trees, where thousands were snapped and uprooted. The most intense damage was in a small area about 6 miles west-southwest of Union Church along Perth Road where nearly every tree, many of them large, in a heavily forested area were snapped or uprooted. The damage here was rated at the low end of F2 with the rest of the path consisting of F1 damage. Luckily no homes were in the path of the tornado, but two sheds were destroyed and a gazebo was heavily damaged.
37.51976-03-29432°03'N / 89°50'W32°07'N / 89°43'W8.50 Miles33 Yards002.5M0Rankin
37.61971-02-21432°20'N / 90°44'W32°32'N / 90°33'W17.50 Miles33 Yards2280K0Warren
37.82009-03-26331°47'N / 89°51'W31°57'N / 89°39'W16.00 Miles500 Yards0255.0M0KSimpson
 Brief Description: EVENT NARRATIVE: The tornado first touched down just north of Mount Zion Road in Southwest Simpson County and continued northeast through the northwest side of Magee and then across the Smith County line before lifting near South County Road 503. Along the path, 60 homes were damaged or destroyed. A large, well-built church was destroyed. A warehouse was significantly damaged and a radio tower was snapped. Hundreds of hardwood and softwood trees were snapped and uprooted. The highest winds occurred at the church and nearby houses and trees just southwest of Magee along and just off Highway 28. Maximum winds were around 150 mph. The EF3 rating was in Simpson County while the highest rated damage in Smith County was EF1. Total path length across both counties was near 18 miles. EPISODE NARRATIVE: A round of severe thunderstorms, containing tornadoes and damaging straight line winds, occurred Wednesday night, March 25, into early Thursday morning, March 26. These storms developed as a strong upper level disturbance encountered an unstable environment over the lower Mississippi Valley. A squall line of showers and thunderstorms pushed rapidly eastward across the area. One supercell storm formed ahead of the main line and produced a strong tornado which hit the town of Magee. Eight tornadoes were confirmed from this event. Of the 8 tornadoes, 1 was rated EF3, 1 was rated EF2, 4 were rated EF1, and 2 were rated EF0. Numerous other locations experienced damaging straight line winds in excess of 60-70 mph. The worst damage occurred from a tornado which laid a 17.5 mile long track across Simpson and Smith counties. This storm was rated as EF3 with estimated 150 mph maximum winds near Magee. A second strong tornado, rated EF2 with 125 mph winds, effected Jones County near Soso.
37.81975-05-03232°21'N / 90°47'W32°26'N / 90°42'W7.40 Miles440 Yards0025K0Warren
38.01990-04-27231°52'N / 89°42'W31°58'N / 89°47'W5.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Simpson
38.01973-03-11232°03'N / 89°46'W32°04'N / 89°45'W2.30 Miles250 Yards0025K0Rankin
38.41982-04-03232°02'N / 91°02'W0400K0Adams
38.51971-12-15331°35'N / 89°58'W31°40'N / 89°43'W15.90 Miles150 Yards0025K0Jefferson Davis
38.61978-04-17331°57'N / 91°11'W32°04'N / 90°54'W18.50 Miles100 Yards0225.0M0Claiborne
38.81986-04-12231°26'N / 90°15'W31°23'N / 90°03'W13.60 Miles100 Yards002.5M0Lawrence
39.71984-04-08231°53'N / 91°08'W31°56'N / 91°00'W8.00 Miles10 Yards06250K0Claiborne
39.71986-03-12231°21'N / 90°32'W31°23'N / 90°30'W3.00 Miles250 Yards00250K0Lincoln
39.81975-01-10232°29'N / 90°17'W32°31'N / 90°16'W2.70 Miles50 Yards00250K0Madison
39.91950-03-27232°18'N / 90°10'W32°29'N / 89°47'W25.70 Miles50 Yards00250K0Rankin
40.01957-04-04331°53'N / 89°46'W31°56'N / 89°39'W7.70 Miles167 Yards050250K0Simpson
40.31983-04-05231°27'N / 90°51'W31°30'N / 90°47'W5.00 Miles150 Yards042.5M0Franklin
40.41953-12-05532°20'N / 90°54'W32°25'N / 90°47'W9.00 Miles500 Yards3827025.0M0Warren
40.71970-10-13232°00'N / 89°42'W0325K0Simpson
40.81983-05-19232°27'N / 90°07'W32°29'N / 90°04'W4.00 Miles77 Yards022.5M0Madison
41.02004-11-23331°43'N / 91°12'W31°51'N / 90°56'W18.00 Miles600 Yards00300K0Jefferson
 Brief Description: This tornado touched down just west of the Natchez Trace, 8 miles west of Fayette and tracked northeast for 18 miles across Jefferson county. Between the Natchez Trace and highway 553 the tornado was in its early stages and produced F0 damage by downing several trees. Between highway 553 and US Highway 61 this tornado began to intensify and downed or snapped hundreds of trees. One mobile home and two sheds sustained minor damage as they were located on the northern edge of the circulation. As it approached US Highway 61, it moved through an open field and was at its widest point, 600 yards. Here a string of seven power poles were snapped and a large tractor shed was destroyed. The frame of the shed was made of large I-beams. These beams were snapped from their base as the shed was blown away. In the area around US Highway 61 four homes sustained major roof damage. On the east side of the highway one of these homes lost almost the entire roof and had every window blown out. For a three mile stretch between US Highway 61 and highway 552 the tornado was at its strongest and produced F3 damage. Every tree in the forest, along this stretch, was uprooted or snapped. The tornado began to weaken after passing across highway 552 and dissipated just on the other side of the Claiborne county line.
41.51986-03-12231°20'N / 90°31'W31°21'N / 90°32'W2.00 Miles250 Yards00250K0Pike
41.91958-02-26332°18'N / 90°10'W32°35'N / 89°50'W27.60 Miles60 Yards114250K0Rankin
42.01980-10-17232°32'N / 90°17'W0.50 Mile100 Yards0025K0Madison
42.22001-11-24432°26'N / 90°12'W32°34'N / 90°03'W11.50 Miles880 Yards22112.0M0Madison
 Brief Description: A violent tornado touched down about six miles west-southwest of the city of Madison. The touchdown point of the tornado was just south of the Fairfield subdivision, which is a large, well built subdivision of mostly brick homes. Numerous houses were seriously damaged or destroyed as the tornado, as much as one half mile wide, moved across the subdivision. Several houses in the subdivision in the direct path of the tornado were blown off of their foundations. One 25 year old woman was killed, and a pregnant woman was critically injured as the tornado destroyed their houses. The baby of the pregnant woman was delivered at the hospital and died shortly after birth. After the storm moved across the Fairfield subdivision, it continued moving northeast through several other subdivisions and large houses in the Madison and Gluckstadt communities. The tornado travelled 11.5 miles, crossing Interstate 55 before dissipating over central Madison County, about 3.5 miles south-southwest of Canton. In addition to the two deaths, a total of 21 people were injured. Damage in the county included 47 houses and seven mobile homes destroyed, 37 houses and three mobile homes with major damage, and 67 houses and three mobile homes with minor damage. F25PH, M0PH
42.21990-12-21232°13'N / 91°04'W32°15'N / 90°58'W5.00 Miles250 Yards0025K0Madison
42.21983-11-19332°20'N / 90°56'W0.50 Mile100 Yards00250K0Madison
42.31995-11-11332°31'N / 90°24'W32°33'N / 90°06'W15.00 Miles200 Yards02500K0Madison
 Brief Description: The tornado began at 0310 five miles west-southwest of Flora and traveled in an easterly direction and lifted five miles southwest of Canton at around 0330. Three mobile homes were totally destroyed. A two story house was almost totally destroyed and two of the occupants were injured. A pickup truck in front of this house was picked up and hurled into a lake nearly 100 yard behind the house. At least five houses had roof damage. Two houses under construction were leveled. Numerous trees, fences, and small buildings were blown down along the path of the tornado.
42.41977-01-09231°55'N / 89°40'W1.00 Mile200 Yards0025K0Smith
42.51965-03-01231°18'N / 90°13'W31°23'N / 90°09'W7.20 Miles110 Yards0025K0Walthall
42.61981-03-31231°17'N / 90°26'W31°21'N / 90°13'W13.70 Miles127 Yards00250K0Pike
42.61958-02-26331°58'N / 90°06'W32°35'N / 89°28'W56.40 Miles60 Yards002.5M0Simpson
42.71992-11-21331°26'N / 89°55'W31°39'N / 89°44'W15.00 Miles880 Yards052.5M0Jefferson Davis
42.81988-11-26232°27'N / 90°49'W32°30'N / 90°40'W9.00 Miles600 Yards002.5M0Warren
43.01986-03-12231°19'N / 90°36'W31°20'N / 90°31'W3.00 Miles250 Yards00250K0Amite
43.52005-09-25231°42'N / 91°08'W31°48'N / 91°04'W10.00 Miles600 Yards00180K300KJefferson
 Brief Description: This strong tornado touched down a few miles west-southwest of Fayette and tracked north-northeast for 10 miles. Extensive tree damage occurred along the path with hundreds of trees snapped and uprooted. A couple of mobile homes were damaged and a house had part of its roof taken off.
44.21992-11-21331°39'N / 89°44'W31°46'N / 89°38'W12.00 Miles880 Yards010025.0M0Covington
44.41978-04-17231°20'N / 90°42'W31°20'N / 90°38'W3.80 Miles100 Yards0225K0Amite
44.51966-06-16232°26'N / 90°52'W1.00 Mile33 Yards02250K0Warren
44.61972-01-09231°50'N / 89°43'W31°54'N / 89°33'W10.90 Miles200 Yards0025K0Simpson
44.81969-04-13231°45'N / 89°40'W31°47'N / 89°38'W3.30 Miles250 Yards011250K0Covington
45.01974-02-14232°28'N / 89°57'W000K0Rankin
45.12005-04-06232°06'N / 89°41'W32°13'N / 89°39'W12.00 Miles500 Yards00120K2.2MSmith
 Brief Description: This tornado touched down 1 mile north of White Oak and tracked north-northeast for 12 miles as it moved into Scott county. Once in Scott county, the tornado was on the ground for another 1.5 miles before it dissipated. At the beginning of the track, 3 outbuildings were heavily damaged and numerous large trees were snapped. The tornado continued to the north-northeast and increased in intensity. About 5 to 8 miles north-northeast of White Oak, the tornado reached its maximum intensity. Here, 7 well constructed chicken houses were destroyed and hundreds of chickens were killed. Pieces of sheet metal and other parts of the chicken houses were deposited some 2 miles downstream along the path. Additionally, a few hundred large trees were uprooted and snapped. The tornado continued to the north-northeast and moved into Scott county at 0859 CST. The tornado weakened at this point and the damage was confined to several trees snapped and uprooted. The total path length across Smith and Scott counties was 13.5 miles.
45.11959-01-21232°12'N / 89°55'W32°25'N / 89°36'W23.80 Miles33 Yards0025K0Rankin
45.21996-04-22232°22'N / 90°58'W32°33'N / 90°44'W21.00 Miles440 Yards00100K0Warren
 Brief Description: This tornado moved out of Louisiana and continued through Warren county in Mississippi. The tornado moved through a very sparcely populated area. Two houses had the roofs blown off. Numerous trees were blown down.
45.22005-04-06231°15'N / 90°18'W31°20'N / 90°09'W7.00 Miles100 Yards00300K0Walthall
 Brief Description: A tornado moved out of Pike County and entered Walthall County about 3 miles west northwest of Dinan and continued travelling north northeast until it dissipated approximately 2 miles west of Sartinsville. The tornado caused significant damage to 25 houses, 10 trailers, and 2 businesses in Walthall County. A meso-cyclone thunderstorm produced a tornado as moved on an intermittent path northeastward across eastern Pike County and northwest Walthall County.
45.51995-04-20232°29'N / 90°49'W1.00 Mile100 Yards0020K0Warren
 Brief Description: A tornado touched down near the intersection of Highways 61 and 3. Several trees and power lines were blown down. A few buildings were destroyed.
45.61995-05-08232°15'N / 89°47'W32°21'N / 89°42'W7.00 Miles440 Yards0060K0Rankin And Scott
 Brief Description: The tornado touched down between Shiloh Road and Tower road or 1.5 miles west of Crossroads at 1515cst and traveled northeast seven miles and lifted between Interstate 20 and U.S.> Highway 80 about one mile east of the Scott county line and 1 mile northeast of Clarksburg. Major damage was don to one house. Numerous large trees were uprooted along the path of the tornado.
46.11975-01-10431°11'N / 90°32'W31°21'N / 90°22'W15.20 Miles200 Yards420025.0M0Pike
46.61969-04-13231°47'N / 89°38'W31°50'N / 89°35'W4.70 Miles250 Yards00250K0Smith
46.81969-01-23432°05'N / 89°44'W32°13'N / 89°32'W14.90 Miles200 Yards935250K0Smith
47.01987-11-16232°27'N / 89°55'W32°31'N / 89°55'W4.00 Miles100 Yards00250K0Rankin
47.31959-03-11232°05'N / 89°46'W32°08'N / 89°27'W18.90 Miles50 Yards000K0Rankin
47.41983-05-18232°21'N / 91°02'W0.10 Mile50 Yards00250K0Madison
47.71971-12-10331°17'N / 89°59'W31°30'N / 89°47'W19.10 Miles133 Yards0525K0Marion
48.31963-06-21231°13'N / 90°27'W31°15'N / 90°25'W3.30 Miles50 Yards003K0Pike
48.41966-03-03532°21'N / 90°07'W32°34'N / 89°34'W35.40 Miles33 Yards0025.0M0Rankin
48.51972-04-21231°38'N / 89°43'W31°42'N / 89°32'W11.70 Miles90 Yards08250K0Covington
49.01987-11-16232°33'N / 90°19'W32°43'N / 90°13'W15.00 Miles73 Yards00250K0Madison
49.41971-12-10331°29'N / 89°44'W003K0Jefferson Davis
49.61972-01-04231°21'N / 90°53'W1.20 Miles100 Yards0025K0Franklin
49.61990-12-21232°22'N / 91°04'W32°26'N / 91°00'W5.00 Miles300 Yards03250K0Madison
49.81961-02-20231°25'N / 89°46'W31°32'N / 89°42'W9.10 Miles73 Yards0425K0Jefferson Davis
49.81958-11-14231°12'N / 90°17'W31°14'N / 90°16'W3.00 Miles30 Yards0025K0Quitman
49.81996-04-22232°15'N / 91°13'W32°22'N / 91°01'W15.00 Miles440 Yards01500K0Madison
 Brief Description: This strong tornado moved across Madison Parish to the Mississippi River and continued into Warren county in Mississippi. Twenty to thirty structures were damaged or destroyed along the path of this tornado. The weaker structures such as barns and outhouses were destroyed and the houses had major damage. Numerous trees were blown down along the path. One injury occurred when a man was thrown out of his barn and landed in a field.


* The information on this page is based on the global volcano database, the U.S. earthquake database of 1638-1985, and the U.S. Tornado and Weather Extremes database of 1950-2010.


 
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