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Storm Front Hits South Central U.S. Amid Reports of Mild Tornado Year

A convective storm front on Wednesday caused six tornado touchdowns in Alabama and Arkansas and hail and wind damage in several other states, reports EQECAT, but 2012 has seen fewer of these storm systems than last year, forecasters say. 

Multiple injuries were reported from north of central Louisiana and Mississippi to central Missouri and Illinois. According to the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Association’s (NOAA) Storm Prediction Center (SPC), the most injuries occurred in Mississippi, a result of downed power lines and damaged mobile homes.

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