Monster Tornado in Mississippi

(FOX) According to the National Weather Service, one of the deadly tornadoes that struck the southern United States this week was an EF-5, the highest category of tornado and the strongest one in Mississippi since 1966. Smithfield was hit in mid-afternoon, this past Wednesday, causing 14 deaths and 40 injuries.

This preliminar assessment is subject to revision.

Alamaba Received Disaster Designation from Obama

President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for Alabama to help residents clean up the devastation left by killer tornadoes and flooding.

More than 200 people were killed in Wednesday’s twister outbreak and several counties have major destruction.

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