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How did the Feb. 10 tornado compare to Hurricane Katrina?

The following information was provided by MEMA.

TORNADO:

  • Lamar: 134 homes destroyed, 169 homes major damage and 414 homes minor damage. Nine injuries.
  • Forrest: 192 homes destroyed, 338 homes major damage and 603 homes minor damage. 63 injuries.
  • Greene: Eight homes destroyed and two homes with minor damage.
  • Jones: 12 roads and three bridges with minor damage.
  • Marion: 12 homes destroyed, seven with major damage and six with minor damage. Three injuries.
  • Perry: Nine homes destroyed, three homes major damage and 37 with minor damage.
  • Wayne: 10 homes destroyed, eight homes with major damage and 22 with minor damage.

KATRINA:

  • Lamar: No report.
  • Forrest: 425 homes destroyed, 2,617 homes major damage and 7,375 homes minor damage.
  • Greene: Nine homes destroyed, 20 homes major damage and 2,650 homes with minor damage.
  • Jones: No report.
  • Marion: 154 homes destroyed, 619 major damage and 4,608 minor damage.
  • Perry: No report.
  • Wayne: 12 homes destroyed, 117 homes major damage and 92 minor damage.
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