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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service New Orleans LA
503 PM CDT Thu Aug 31 2017

...Multiple Tornadoes Confirmed on 08/30/2017...

...Tornado Confirmed Near Silver Run in Pearl River County
Mississippi...

Location...Silver Run in Pearl River County Mississippi
Date...08/30/2017
Estimated Time...1007 AM CDT
Maximum EF- Scale Rating...EF1
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...100 mph
Maximum Path Width...200 yd
Path Length...3.10 miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...30.73N / 89.36W
Ending lat/Lon...30.77N / 89.35W
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0

* The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

...Summary...
The National Weather Service in New Orleans LA has confirmed a
tornado near Silver Run in Pearl River County Mississippi on
08/30/2017.

Mostly EF-0 damage, but a large farmstead had two barns heavily
damaged with EF-1 type damage. Large hardwoods were split. Large
encased walnuts thrown as projectiles through airborne shingles.
A small limb was wind driven and wedged between a window frame and
the brick wall without breaking the glass. A social media photo was
posted showing the tornado from the starting location vantage point.

This information can also be found on our website at
www.srh.noaa.gov/lix.

For reference...the Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0...wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1...wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2...wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3...wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4...wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5...wind speeds greater than 200 mph.

&&

...Tornado Confirmed in Biloxi in Harrison County Mississippi...

Location...Biloxi in Harrison County Mississippi.

Date...08/30/2017
Estimated Time...100 am CDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF0
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...80 mph
Maximum Path Width...0.17 miles
Path Length...30 yards
Beginning Lat/Lon...30.40N / 88.91W
Ending lat/Lon...30.40N / 88.91W
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0

* The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

...Summary...
The National Weather Service in New Orleans LA has confirmed a
tornado near Biloxi in Harrison County Mississippi on 08/30/2017.

Tornado touched down one block north of U.S. Hwy 90 on Fr. Ryan St,
proceeded northward through Keesler Circle with minor tree damage.
The last home in the back of the circle had a large hardwood tree
uprooted and damaged two homes and a vehicle before lifting upon reaching
the southern gate of Keesler AFB.

This information can also be found on our website at
www.srh.noaa.gov/lix.

For reference...the Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0...wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1...wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2...wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3...wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4...wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5...wind speeds greater than 200 mph.

&&

...Tornado Confirmed Near Gulf Park Estates in Jackson
County Mississippi...

Location...Gulf Park Estates in Jackson County Mississippi
Date...08/30/2017
Estimated Time...1131 am CDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF0
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...85 mph
Maximum Path Width...2.18 miles
Path Length...250 yards at landfall, 100 yards near end of path
Beginning Lat/Lon...30.36N / 88.77W
Ending lat/Lon... 30.39N / 88.76W
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0

* The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event(s) and publication in
NWS Storm Data.

...Summary...
The National Weather Service in New Orleans LA has confirmed a
tornado near Gulf Park Estates in Jackson County Mississippi
on 08/30/2017.

A large waterspout moved ashore near Seacliff Blvd and produced
mainly tree damage to hardwoods and softwoods, minor awning and
shingle damage, light objects tossed, tin sheeting in trees, and
several fences blown down. Damage width was two blocks wide where
the spout moved ashore, about 145 yards wide at mid-track and
about 100 yards wide upon lifting near Old Spanish Trail near 9th Ave.

This information can also be found on our website at
www.srh.noaa.gov/lix.

For reference...the Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes
into the following categories:

EF0...wind speeds 65 to 85 mph.
EF1...wind speeds 86 to 110 mph.
EF2...wind speeds 111 to 135 mph.
EF3...wind speeds 136 to 165 mph.
EF4...wind speeds 166 to 200 mph.
EF5...wind speeds greater than 200 mph.

$$

24/RR


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