On February 13th, 2022 a large and deadly tornado devastated portions of Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

February 13th, 2022 Hattiesburg, Mississippi Tornado

The tornado approaching Hattiesburg
Date February 13th, 2022
Times 0314 UTC- 0341 UTC
Touchdown location Oak Grove, Mississippi
Highest winds

205 MPH

Injuries 2,000 estimated
Fatalities 51
Damage $2 billion
Areas affected In and around Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Part of the
Tornadoes of 2022 (Bengal)


The tornado touched down at 10:14 P.M as a EF0 in Eastern Lamar county near Oak Grove and Headed straight towards Hattiesburg reaching EF4 strength in Oak Grove leveling many homes then it entered western Hattiesburg at high end EF4 strength and swept away a poorly anchored homes it then hit William Carny University at EF5 strength destroying the entire campus 25 people were killed. It moved into the same neighborhood that was hit by the 2017 tornado sweeping away numerous anchor bolted homes the tornado turned east and still did some amazing ground souring 4 feet deep to be exact it weakened and dissipated. The tornado caused $2 billion in damage and killed 51 people and injured around 2,000.

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