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Severe Weather Event of March 30, 2022


A strong upper level disturbance and surface low produced a line of severe thunderstorms with embedded tornadoes that impacted much of Southeast Louisiana and Southern Mississippi during the late afternoon and evening hours of Wednesday March 30, 2022. This line of thunderstorms produced straight line wind damage and a few tornadoes in the area. The strongest tornado was reported in rural areas of northern Jackson County, MS. There were also very strong gradient winds that impacted the region during the early afternoon hours and several wind gusts in excess of 50 mph were reported.

4 tornadoes have been confirmed from this event. These tornadoes have been determined to range in strength from EF0 to EF1 after NWS storm surveys were conducted. 

Damage Surveys: