MEMA confirms 12 deaths from Miss. tornadoesPosted: Updated:
"I'm not aware of a tornado of this magnitude hitting the heart of the city of Tupelo since the late 1930s," said Tupelo Mayor Jason Shelton.
At least nine people, one of whom was in Lee County, died in Mississippi during the storms.
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