This is a repeating event

27aprAll DayAnchor-Okolona-Chapel Grove-Wren, MS EF3 Tornado – April 27, 2011

Event Details

A photo of the tornado around this time. Image from Linda Griffin at the Chickasaw Emergency Management.

This was the predecessor to the infamous Smithville tornado. The areas damaged by this twister received very little attention, and no complete survey was made of the track by the National Weather Service (NWS). We dug deep into both the stories and the damage. What we found was astounding.

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