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Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
National Weather Service Jackson MS
251 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016


...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR JULY 22, 2016 TORNADO EVENT...

.CROTTS, MS JONES COUNTY TORNADO...

Rating:                 EF-0
Estimated Peak Wind:    80 mph
Path Length /statute/:  0.86 miles
Path Width /maximum/:   100 yards
Fatalities:             0
Injuries:               0

Start Date:             JULY 22, 2016
Start Time:             204 PM CDT
Start Location:         7 MILES ESE ELLISVILLE
Start Lat/Lon:          31.5496/-89.1007

End Date:               JULY 22, 2016
End Time:               209 PM CDT
End Location:           7 MILES ESE ELLISVILLE
End_Lat/Lon:            31.5399/-89.1098

Survey Summary: A BRIEF WEAK EF-0 TORNADO WITH 80 MPH WINDS TOUCHED
DOWN ALONG LYON RANCH ROAD AND MOVED SOUTHWEST FOR 0.86 MILES,
CROSSING LYON RANCH ROAD NEAR BOLEWARE ROAD BEFORE DISSIPATING OVER A
FIELD. MULTIPLE TREES WERE UPROOTED AND NUMEROUS LARGE TREE BRANCHES
WERE SNAPPED OFF. A MAKESHIFT CARPORT COLLAPSED ONTO A CAR AND TWO
PORCHES HAD SHEET METAL ROOFING PEELED PARTIALLY BACK. AN AWNING WAS
ALSO REMOVED FROM AN OUTBUILDING AND ONE OTHER HOME HAD A LARGE
BRANCH FALL ON THE ROOF.

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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TW/LM



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