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Public Information Statement...UPDATED
National Weather Service Jackson MS
947 PM CST WED Dec 13 2017

...PRELIMINARY SNOWFALL TOTALS FOR DECEMBER 8, 2017 SNOW EVENT...

Location                     Amount

...Louisiana...

...Catahoula Parish...
19 SSW Jonesville            5.0 in
Harrisonburg                 3.0 in

...Concordia Parish...
Vidalia                      4.0 in
Ferriday                     3.0 in
1 ESE Vidalia                2.0 in
1 E Vidalia                  2.0 in

...Franklin Parish...
Winnsboro                    2.0 in
8 W Gilbert                  2.0 in

...Tensas Parish...
Saint Joseph                 3.0 in

...Mississippi...

...Adams County...
11 S Natchez                 6.0 in
4 NE Natchez                 5.0 in
7 NE Natchez                 5.0 in
Natchez                      4.8 in
1 NW Natchez                 3.3 in

...Attala County...
Kosciusko                    0.3 in

...Claiborne County...
Port Gibson                  2.0 in

...Clarke County...
7 ENE Enterprise             7.5 in
Quitman                      6.5 in
1 SE Quitman                 6.0 in
12 ENE Quitman               5.5 in
1 NNE Enterprise             5.0 in

...Copiah County...
1 NE Wesson                  6.0 in
Crystal Springs              5.5 in
Hazlehurst                   4.0 in
7 NW Georgetown              3.0 in

...Covington County...
Seminary                     7.0 in
Collins                      6.5 in
Mount Olive                  3.8 in

...Forrest County...
4 E Petal                    6.0 in
4 SSW Hattiesburg            5.8 in
1 W Hattiesburg              4.8 in
1 WSW Petal                  4.5 in
1 N Hattiesburg              3.4 in
1 NE Hattiesburg             3.0 in

...Franklin County...
1 NE Bude                    7.0 in
Roxie                        5.0 in
McCall Creek                 5.0 in
Meadville                    5.0 in
9 ENE Bude                   5.0 in

...Hinds County...
Byram                        5.5 in
7 N Terry                    5.5 in
Utica                        5.0 in
2 E Raymond                  4.6 in
5 NNE Jackson                4.1 in
7 ESE Raymond                4.0 in
1 ENE Clinton                4.0 in

...Jasper County...
1 WNW Bay Springs            7.0 in
Bay Springs                  7.0 in
8 N Soso                     6.5 in

...Jefferson County...
15 NNE Bude                  5.5 in
Union Church                 5.5 in
1 NNE Fayette                3.0 in

...Jefferson Davis County...
7 N Bassfield                6.5 in
6 N Bassfield                5.0 in
Prentiss                     4.5 in
1 NNE Prentiss               4.0 in

...Jones County...
7 NE Seminary                8.0 in
6 SE Ellisville              7.0 in
5 E Laurel                   7.0 in
7 E Seminary                 7.0 in
Laurel                       6.0 in
Ellisville                   6.0 in
7 NNW Petal                  6.0 in
6 WNW Ellisville             6.0 in
4 W Laurel                   5.0 in
3 WNW Ellisville             5.0 in
9 ESE Laurel                 5.0 in
8 NNW Petal                  4.5 in
4 W Laurel                   4.0 in

...Kemper County...
13 NW De Kalb                5.5 in
8 NNW Collinsville           5.0 in
12 E Tucker                  4.0 in
De Kalb                      3.5 in
1 E Scooba                   3.0 in
5 NE Scooba                  3.0 in

...Lamar County...
1 NNE Sumrall                8.0 in
10 NW Lumberton              7.5 in
5 S Sumrall                  7.5 in
Sumrall                      7.0 in
9 SSW Sumrall                7.0 in
2 W West Hattiesburg         7.0 in
Purvis                       6.0 in
5 SW West Hattiesburg        6.0 in
3 SW West Hattiesburg        5.0 in
1 NE West Hattiesburg        4.6 in

...Lauderdale County...
6 SE Meridian                7.3 in
12 E Marion                  7.0 in
9 NE Enterprise              7.0 in
10 SE Meridian               6.5 in
8 E Marion                   6.0 in
3 ESE Marion                 6.0 in
12 SE Meridian               6.0 in
1 SSE Meridian               5.0 in
4 SSE Meridian               5.0 in
3 SW Meridian                3.5 in
1 NW Collinsville            3.5 in
Collinsville                 3.0 in
4 NNE Collinsville           2.7 in

...Lawrence County...
11 SSE Silver Creek          5.5 in
Silver Creek                 5.0 in
11 S Monticello              5.0 in
14 SSW Monticello            5.0 in
Monticello                   4.7 in

...Leake County...
Carthage                     4.8 in
9 NNE RedWater               3.0 in

...Lincoln County...
3 N Brookhaven               6.0 in
7 WNW Brookhaven             5.0 in
6 SSE Wesson                 5.0 in
Brookhaven                   4.0 in

...Lowndes County...
9 S New Hope                 3.5 in
1 NNW New Hope               2.0 in
4 ENE Artesia                0.1 in

...Madison County...
6 NW Madison                 4.5 in
2 E Madison                  4.5 in
Ridgeland                    4.0 in
Madison                      3.2 in
5 WNW Madison                3.0 in
Canton                       2.3 in
1 SSE Flora                  2.0 in
6 NW Madison                 1.3 in

...Marion County...
Columbia                     6.0 in
15 S Columbia                5.5 in
10 WSW Columbia              4.0 in

...Neshoba County...
8 S Pearl River              5.0 in
1 WNW Philadelphia           4.0 in
1 SE Philadelphia            3.8 in
5 E Philadelphia             3.5 in
5 ENE Philadelphia           3.5 in
3 N Union                    3.5 in
5 SSW Noxapater              3.5 in
Philadelphia                 2.5 in

...Newton County...
2 W Union                    4.0 in
1 W Union                    4.0 in
Decatur                      3.5 in
Hickory                      2.0 in

...Noxubee County...
10 W Macon                   3.5 in
8 WNW Crawford               2.0 in
Brooksville                  0.1 in

...Oktibbeha County...
8 WNW Crawford               2.0 in

...Rankin County...
1 NNW Pearl                  6.0 in
5 S Brandon                  6.0 in
4 SE Florence                6.0 in
Pearl                        6.0 in
8 S Florence                 5.8 in
2 W Pearl                    5.5 in
3 NNE Brandon                5.5 in
6 N Brandon                  5.5 in
2 E Flowood                  5.1 in
2 ESE Brandon                5.1 in
Florence                     5.0 in
Richland                     5.0 in
3 ESE Pearl                  5.0 in
6 ESE Madison                5.0 in
2 NE Brandon                 5.0 in
3 WSW Brandon                5.0 in
5 NE Flowood                 4.8 in
4 SW Brandon                 4.5 in
3 ENE Brandon                4.5 in
3 NE Flowood                 4.3 in
Pelahatchie                  4.0 in

...Scott County...
3 SSW Walnut Grove           5.0 in
2 SSW Forest                 4.0 in

...Simpson County...
Mendenhall                   6.5 in
Magee                        6.0 in
8 S Florence                 5.8 in
Braxton                      5.5 in
7 WSW Braxton                3.5 in

...Smith County...
Taylorsville                 6.8 in
1 SSE Raleigh                6.0 in
Raleigh                      5.5 in
Mize                         5.0 in
11 E Polkville               3.5 in
10 SSW Forest                3.5 in

...Warren County...
7 W Edwards                  3.0 in
12 S Vicksburg               2.5 in
7 NE Vicksburg               1.5 in
2 N Vicksburg                1.0 in

...Winston County...
Nanih Waiya                  4.0 in
8 SE Noxapater               4.0 in
Noxapater                    3.5 in
1 ENE Louisville             2.0 in

...Yazoo County...
Bentonia                     1.0 in

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
400 PM CST FRI MAR 31 2016

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 03/31/16 TORNADO EVENT...

.LAMAR COUNTY TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    95 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   50 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             03/31/16
START TIME:             753 AM
START LOCATION:         1 MILES WSW PURVIS
START LAT/LON:          31.1381 / -89.4198

END DATE:               03/31/16
END TIME:               755 AM END
LOCATION:               PURVIS
END LAT/LON:            31.1423 / -89.3951

SURVEY SUMMARY: THIS TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR TALOWAH RD WHERE IT
UPROOTED A COUPLE OF TREES AND CAUSED SOME MINOR ROOF DAMAGE TO A
HOME. THE TORNADO CONTINUED EAST NORTHEAST UPROOTING A FEW TREES AND
CAUSING ROOF DAMAGE TO AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. THE TORNADO CONTINUED
EAST NORTHEAST ACROSS MITCHELL AVE WHERE A TREE FELL ON A HOUSE. THE
TORNADO ENDED NEAR STONEFIELD DRIVE SNAPPING A FEW MORE TREES AND
CAUSING ROOF DAMAGE TO A HOME.


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 EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

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DB

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