Tornadoes hit Mississippi and Louisiana on Sunday
Amidst the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, a massive storm system with winds approaching 200 mph swept across Mississippi and Louisiana on Sunday afternoon and into Monday. A state of emergency was declared in Mississippi as tornadoes caused catastrophic damage to lives, property and hundreds of structures.
The footprint (see image above) of the 24-hr rotational track shows extensive tornado activity in the southern region during the past 24-hours. This footprint can be used to provide an early estimate of where tornado damage can be expected but does not provide the actual tornado footprint.
In the image below, the 24-hr hail swath shows significant hail activity across Mississippi and Louisiana.
Assessing the impact
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