Minnesota family uninjured after Mississippi twister

9:28 PM, Feb 11, 2013   |    comments
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HATTIESBURG, Miss. - A Minnesota family is safe after a tornado tore through the town of Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Mandy Heibel and her husband were inside a movie theater when the tornado touched down.

Mandy spoke to KARE 11 via Facetime on Monday. She said the tornado was terrifying.

Mandy says her husband is stationed at Camp Shelby. The couple's kids were at a babysitter's home when the tornado struck, but everyone is OK.

More than 60 people were hurt in Hattiesburg.

Authorities say people were given ample warning of the approaching storm.

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