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  • Hurricane Katrina's powerful wind, rain and storm surge wiped towns off the map in Mississippi. And then there's the Smithville, MS tornado that cut a path of destruction that left behind very little to be saved. Both of these forces of nature claimed the lives of one too many. Both are also destructive and costly - but how they develop and form - is different.

    Hurricanes Vs. Tornadoes

    Hurricane Katrina's powerful wind, rain and storm surge wiped towns off the map in Mississippi. And then there's the Smithville, MS tornado that cut a path of destruction that left behind very little to be saved. Both of these forces of nature claimed the lives of one too many. Both are also destructive and costly - but how they develop and form - is different.
  • SMITHVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) -  The city of Smithville has been looking to build a new government complex since the April 27, 2011 tornado. Today, officials took bids for the $600,000 […]

    Video: Smithville City Hall

    SMITHVILLE, Miss. (WCBI) -  The city of Smithville has been looking to build a new government complex since the April 27, 2011 tornado. Today, officials took bids for the $600,000 […]