Here are the latest numbers (1/27/2017) according to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency.
Number of Deaths: 4
Number of People Injured: 60
Number of Homes Damaged: 1,200
Of the number of homes damaged, 715 were either destroyed or sustained major damage.
According to the Forestland Economic Impact Assessment:
1,571 forested acres damaged
1,453 privately owned acres damaged
118 acres of public lands damaged
The total economic impact the EF-3 tornado on all forested acreage (including public and private land) was estimated to be $1,089750.
A Breakdown of Damage by County
Forrest: Four deaths and 56 injured. 671 homes with major damage, 629 homes with minor damage. Estimated Economic Impact of Private Forestland: $49,504.
Franklin: Two bridges destroyed, one home damaged and one road with major damage.
Jones: Three Homes damaged, two injuries.
Lamar: 26 homes with major damage, 52 homes with minor. Two roads severely damaged. Estimated Economic Impact of Private Forestland: $305,392.
Lauderdale: One injury, 10 homes, one business and one farm building with severe damage, 11 homes with minor damage.
Perry: One injury, six homes with major damage, five homes with minor damage. Estimated Economic Impact of Private Forestland: $55,888.
Pike: One home with major damage, five homes with minor damage.
Wilkinson: On home with minor damage and seven roads with minor damage.
The National Weather Service has confirmed that three tornadoes struck Mississippi, January 21st. An EF-3 tornado hit portions of Lamar and Forrest counties, while two EF-2 tornadoes struck Perry and Lauderdale counties. An EF-2 tornado can have wind speeds between 111-135 MPH, while an EF-3 tornado can can reach speeds of up to 165 MPH.
William Carey University was also severely damaged in Saturdays storms.
Wednesday, President Donald Trump signed a federal disaster declaration for Mississippi.
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