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Tupelo tornado

Morse, William Clifford

Tupelo tornado

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Published by [Mississippi State Geological Survey] in University, Miss .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tornadoes.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Clifford Morse.
    SeriesBulletin / Mississippi State Geological Survey -- 31, Bulletin (Mississippi State Geological Survey) -- 31.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE129 .A2 no. 31
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20902633M


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In this 8,square-mile (21, km 2) area, 24 of the 43 tornadoes which are known to have killed or more people occurred. On Sunday, more than one tornado tossed cars like toys in Arkansas.

Day two of the storms was expected to continue through at least Monday night. The Tupelo tornado touched down at about p.m. on Monday on the west side of the town, according to The Weather Channel.

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It was one of the worst weather-related disasters in Georgia history. The tornado that struck Gainesville on this day in was part of a devastating outbreak of 17 tornadoes across the South.

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According to the musician, the tornado "tore Tupelo all to pieces. Only eight folks were saved in the whole town."8 Tupelo appears often in fictional accounts as well. The title of John Ed Bradley's Tupelo Nights, published inrefers to the tupelo gum trees in the cemetery that figures prominently in the book.

An opening author's note explains how reports of the devastating Tupelo, MS, tornado that killed people ignored its impact on the African American community, so this work of historical fiction is intended as a means of deciphering that "fractured landscape"—making it a novel that would appeal to readers of Sue Monk Kidd's The Brand: HarperCollins US.