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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
236 PM CST MON NOV 17 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 11/16/14 TORNADO EVENT...

.JONES COUNTY TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    95 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  2.7 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   100 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             NOV 16 2014
START TIME:             827 PM CST
START LOCATION:         2 WSW MILL CREEK / JONES / MS
START LAT/LON:          31.6832 / -88.9929

END DATE:               NOV 16 2014
END TIME:               832 PM CST
END LOCATION:           1 NNE MILL CREEK / JONES / MS
END_LAT/LON:            31.7067 / -88.9563

SURVEY_SUMMARY: THE TORNADO FIRST TOUCHED DOWN ALONG PAVILLION ROAD
AND THEN TRACKED NORTHEAST ACROSS HOLIFIELD ROAD AND U.S. HIGHWAY 84.
IT LIFTED ALONG CHARLIE GREEN ROAD. TWO POWER POLES WERE SNAPPED...A
BARN WAS HEAVILY DAMAGED...THE ROOF OF A CHICKEN HOUSE WAS HEAVILY
DAMAGED...AND A MOBILE HOME WAS BLOWN OFF ITS BLOCKS. NUMEROUS TREES
AND LARGE LIMBS WERE ALSO DOWNED.


EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES
TORNADOES INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES.

EF0...WEAK......65 TO 85 MPH
EF1...WEAK......86 TO 110 MPH
EF2...STRONG....111 TO 135 MPH
EF3...STRONG....136 TO 165 MPH
EF4...VIOLENT...166 TO 200 MPH
EF5...VIOLENT...>200 MPH

NOTE:
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

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SW/ME/DL




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