Saturday, November 18, 2017
The 1953 Vicksburg, Mississippi tornado outbreak was a deadly severe weather event that affected northeastern Louisiana, southeastern Arkansas, and western Mississippi on December 5, 1953. At least four confirmed tornadoes touched down. One of the tornadoes produced F5 damage as it moved through the city of Vicksburg, causing 38 deaths and injuring at least 270 along the seven mile path of devastation. The National Weather Service in Jackson remembered the 1953 tornado by creating a special web page with tornado details, images and stories from that. Click here for more info...