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In 1987, the same powerful storm that ravaged much of the Northern and Southern Plains on the 27th unleashed its fury across the Deep South. During the mid morning, a monstrous F4 tornado with a track 40 miles long and up to 2 miles wide roared through Southeast Mississippi. It killed 6, injured 350, and caused $28.5 million damage. Had the tornado struck on a weekday, it is likely the death and injury totals would have been much higher as an elementary school in the town of Glade was nearly destroyed.
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