Lightning storm In addition to Rolling Rock and Silver City, other towns in Mississippi that took hits from these massive tornados included Blackhawk, Winona, Egypt and Amory. (Credit: cherylvb/Adobe Stock)

At least 25 people died, dozens were injured and multiple towns saw devastating damage when large, nighttime tornadoes ripped across nearly the entire width of the state of Mississippi and into Alabama on Friday, March 24.

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