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At least 6 dead in Miss.
tornadoes; Guard deployed
to Tupelo, Winston Co.

Clarion-Ledger [Mississippi], by Therese Apel, Clay Chandler

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 4/29/2014 6:04:27 AM

A band of twisters and thunderstorms ravaged Mississippi Monday, killing at least six people, gutting homes and tearing down businesses in the north and central parts of the state in what state officials called the most active tornado day in Mississippi history. Somewhere between six and a dozen tornadoes bludgeoned the state, moving Gov. Phil Bryant to declare a state of emergency in Mississippi Monday night. There were 23 tornado warnings issued in the state early Monday evening. Although National Weather Service meteorologist Brad Bryant said it will be impossible to confirm how many tornadoes touched down in the state

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Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/29/2014 6:04:27 AM     Post Reply
A band of twisters and thunderstorms ravaged Mississippi Monday, killing at least six people, gutting homes and tearing down businesses in the north and central parts of the state in what state officials called the most active tornado day in Mississippi history. Somewhere between six and a dozen tornadoes bludgeoned the state, moving Gov. Phil Bryant to declare a state of emergency in Mississippi Monday night. There were 23 tornado warnings issued in the state early Monday evening. Although National Weather Service meteorologist Brad Bryant said it will be impossible to confirm how many tornadoes touched down in the state




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