Tornados in Mississippi and Alabama, March 2023

29 Mar 2023


Powerful thunderstorms spawned  at least 20 tornados in Mississippi and Alabama on Friday, March 25, 2023.  Western and central Mississippi was most impacted. A tornado, estimated to be an EF4, tore a path of destruction over 60 miles long, destroying part of the town of Rolling Rock. Another tornado, an EF3, touched down around the town of Black Hawk and tore a 29 mile path. Twenty-six people were killed in total. Multiple communities are devastated. A State of Emergency has been declared.