Tornado count finalized at 44 after storms rolled through central Mississippi on April 18th

The final count ties the state record for most tornadoes in an event.

Tornado count finalized at 44 after storms rolled through central Mississippi on April 18th

JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - 44 tornadoes touched down April 18 as storms rolled through the south and that number could rise as more surveys are completed.

The final count ties the all-time record for most tornadoes in an event for Mississippi from September of 2005 during Hurricane Rita.

EF-1 - Flowood (Rankin County)

EF-1 - Old Fannin (Rankin County)

EF-0 - Spillway (Hinds/Madison County)

EF-1 - Lorman (Jefferson/Claiborne County)

EF-2 - Learned #1 (Hinds County)

EF-2 - Learned #2 (Hinds County)

EF-2 - Morton (Scott County)

EF-1 - Polkville (Smith County)

EF-1 - Clinton (Hinds County)

EF-2 - Puckett-Highway 43 (Simpson/Rankin County)

EF-0 - Smith-Scott County (Smith/Scott County)

EF-1 - Philadelphia #1 (Neshoba County)

EF-1 - Philadelphia #2 (Neshoba County)

EF-1 - Highway 13 S Tornado (Scott County)

EF-1 - Southeast Leake (Leake/Neshoba County)

EF-1 - Copiah-Simpson-Rankin (Copiah/Simpson/Rankin County)

EF-1 - Simpson-Rankin (Simpson/Rankin County)

EF-1 - Southeast Rankin (Rankin County)

EF-1 - Northwest Copiah County

EF-0 - Fox Road (Lincoln County)

EF-0 - Three Prong Rd (Rankin County)

EF-1 - Goshen Springs - Fannin (Rankin County)

EF-1 - Coal Bluff-Lena - (Scott/Leake County)

EF-1 - Ludlow (Scott County)

EF-1 - Midway-Walnut Grove (Scott/Leake Conty)

EF-1 - North Lena (Leake County)

EF-1 - Madden Road (Leake County)

EF-1 - North Madden (Leake County)

EF-1 - Laurel Hill (Leake/Neshoba County)

EF-1 - East Neshoba (Neshoba County)

EF-1 - West-Central Neshoba (Leake/Neshoba)

EF-1 - Hope (Neshoba County)

EF-0 - Northern Neshoba (Neshoba County)

EF-0 - Dekalb (Kemper County)

EF-1 - Mt. Pisgah Rd (Winston County)

EF-1 - Co Rd 490 (Winston County)

EF-0 - Coopwood Creek (Winston County)

EF-1 - Winston County #2 (Winston County)

EF-0 Winston County #1 (Winston County)

EF-1 Winston/Noxubee County (Winston/Noxubee County)

EF-1 - Brooksville (Noxubee County)

EF-1 - Plum Grove (Lowndes County)

EF-1 - Pulaski (Scott County)

There are three deaths related to this severe weather event.

Governor Phil Bryant declared a State of Emergency after severe weather blew through the state, just days after another round of storms and tornadoes tore communities in central Mississippi.

The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) has received damage reports from 35 counties due to tornadoes and severe storms that impacted the state on April 18.

There are no additional surveys planned at this time.

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