An opinion piece in yesterday’s Dispatch, a newspaper that covers the region around Starksville, Mississippi, stated:  “It’s the most devastating tornado storm in history. More tornadoes were spawned on April 27 than any other single day, ever. More than 200 tornadoes ravaged the earth as the storm moved across the South, including the EF-5 tornado, with its 205-mph winds, that devastated the town of Smithville. That tornado, by the way, was the largest ever recorded in Mississippi.”

The article went on to say that the death toll is currently more than 330 nationwide, including other states in Tornado Alley that experienced devastating storms.  Checking on tornado watch blogs, the predominant question has been, does anything good come from a tornado?Read More