Tuesday, August 27, 2013

On This Day in 1992 - Hurricane Andrew

US National Weather Service Jackson Mississippi - Jackson, MS

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE - On this day in 1992, Hurricane Andrew made landfall as a Category 3 storm near Morgan City, LA and then moved into Mississippi. 

The outer bands of this storm produced 27 tornadoes throughout the state causing 3 injuries and over $400,000 in damages. This event also caused excessive rainfall in several areas. Collins, Crystal Springs, and Sumrall, MS each received 7.2 inches of rain over the span of just a few hours.  For more on this and other stories click here.

Source: National Weather Service / FCNews Staff