The rare EF5 tornado south of Hancock County
|Times||12:45 AM - 12:58 AM|
|Touchdown location||South of Hancock county|
|Areas affected||Hancock County|
|Part of the|
Hurricane Emily Tornado outbreak
On August 15, 2023, an extraordinarily rare And violent EF5 tornado had touched down in south of Hancock county, where it had dissipated in west of Warren county.
It killed 25 people and injured 38, it was also the first EF5 tornado to be spawned from a tropical cyclone.
on August 14 hurricane Emily made landfall as a category 2 hurricane, Where it tracked north east, The climate was also favorable along with a trough. 2 hours later after Emily made landfall, the NWS issued a moderate risk for tornadoes to form.