A tale of the chase: the Hattiesburg tornado

Feb 13, 2013 Full story: Mississippi Business Journal

Almost a half-million people have clicked on the 5 and-a-half-minute YouTube video of a stormchaser racing down Hardy Street , only to be cutoff by an EF4 tornado as it plows into the south side of the University of Southern Mississippi campus.

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lack of notice maybe why

Toronto, Canada

#1 Feb 15, 2013

Pearl, MS

#2 Feb 15, 2013
The NWS out of Jackson recently updated their systems to allowe notice of tornados soon as debree flys giving people advanced notice. One of the videos from inside hattiesburg shows two funnel clouds at brief moment. The stormchasers came close to running into the storm itself. My sisters mother-in-law lives about one-half mile southeast of Oak Grove school. The mayors home was damaged. Last friday the Institutions of Higher Learner in the state hired the first Afri an American Dr. Bennett from Georgia to lead USM. A first in Mississippi and they gave Dr. Bounds authority to sign contracts on Wednesday to rebuild the University. Dr Bennett has hit the ground running.

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