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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
1041 AM CST MON DEC 16 2014

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 12/15/14 TORNADO EVENT...

.WARREN COUNTY TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    85 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1.2 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   75 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             DEC 15 2014
START TIME:             5:56 PM CST
START LOCATION:         1 N BOVINA / WARREN / MS
START LAT/LON:          32.3668 / -90.7339

END DATE:               DEC 15 2014
END TIME:               6:00 PM CST
END LOCATION:           1.7 NE BOVINA / WARREN / MS
END_LAT/LON:            32.3710 / -90.7144

SURVEY_SUMMARY: THIS WEAK TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ALONG TUCKER ROAD,
CAUSING MINOR DAMAGE TO A MOBILE HOME. THE TORNADO CONTINUED ALONG
ALLEN PLACE, SNAPPING A FEW LARGE TREES AND CAUSING MINOR ROOF
DAMAGE TO A HOME. SOME OF THESE TREES TOOK DOWN A FEW POWERLINES IN
THE PROCESS ALONG THE PATH. THE TORNADO LIFTED ON TIFFINTOWN ROAD
WHERE ONE TREE WAS UPROOTED.

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.

$$

SW/DB/CME/DC





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