Three-year tornado anniversary


Hattiesburg, Miss. - On this day three years ago, Hattiesburg received a devastating EF4 tornado.

The tornado reached 170 mph winds.

82 people were injured and the tornado caused around $38.5 million dollars of damages.

The tornado destroyed many structures, including the University of Southern Miss, and Hattiesburg High School.

President Barack Obama declared Mississippi a federal disaster area and a state of emergency was issued by governor, Phil Bryant.

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