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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
742 PM CDT TUE APR 14 2015

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEYS FOR 4/13/15 TORNADO EVENT...

.HINDS COUNTY TORNADO...
RATING: EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 85 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 6.0 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 25 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0 INJURIES: 0

START DATE: APR 13 2015
START TIME: 711 PM CDT
START LOCATION: 5.8 NW TERRY
START LAT/LON: 32.1314/-90.3847

END DATE: APR 13 2015
END TIME: 725 PM CDT
END LOCATION: 5.0 N TERRY
END LAT/LON: 32.1784/-90.2966

SURVEY SUMMARY: THE TORNADO BEGIN NEAR LEBANON PINEGROVE RD WHERE IT
UPROOTED A LARGE TREE. THE TORNADO CONTINUED NORTHEAST WHERE IT
SNAPPED A UTILITY POLE AND THEN ENDED IN THE RIDGELEA COMMUNITY OFF
OF GARY ROAD WHERE A FEW TREES WERE UPROOTED AND THERE WAS ALSO
MINOR FENCE AND ROOF DAMAGE.

.SCOTT COUNTY TORNADO...
RATING: EF-1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 95 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 0.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 100 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0 INJURIES: 0

START DATE: APR 13 2015
START TIME: 7:46 PM CDT
START LOCATION: 6.0 W HARPERVILLE
START LAT/LON: 32.5063/-89.5852

END DATE: APR 13 2015
END TIME: 7:47 PM CDT
END LOCATION: 5.0 WNW HARPERVILLE
END LAT/LON: 32.5128/-89.5798

SURVEY SUMMARY: THE TORNADO BEGAN IN A WOODED AREA...KNOCKING DOWN
SOME TREES IN ITS PATH. THE TORNADO CONTINUED TOWARDS HATTIE-LYLES
ROAD WHERE A ROOF WAS BLOWN OFF OF A BARN...MINOR DAMAGE OCCURRED TO
THE ROOF OF A HOME AND MANY TREES WERE SNAPPED. THE TORNADO
CONTINUED TO SNAP MANY TREES ALONG THE PATH BEFORE ENDING AT HATTIE-
LYLES ROAD.

.WALNUT GROVE TORNADO...
RATING: EF-0
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 85 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 1.2 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 50 YARDS
FATALITIES: 0 INJURIES: 0

START DATE: APR 13 2015
START TIME: 8:05 PM CDT
START LOCATION: 0.7 SSE WALNUT GROVE
START LAT/LON: 32.5926/-89.4563

END DATE: APR 13 2015
END TIME: 8:07 PM CDT
END LOCATION: 0.8 ENE WALNUT GROVE
END LAT/LON: 32.6068/-89.4461

SURVEY SUMMARY: THIS WEAK TORNADO BEGAN IN SOUTHERN PARTS OF WALNUT
GROVE NEAR GOLDEN AVENUE AND CONTINUED NORTHEAST NEAR REEVES AND
MAPLE STREET... KNOCKING DOWN SOME TREES ALONG ITS PATH. AFTER THE
TORNADO CROSSED GUNTER ROAD....THE TORNADO TORE A ROOF OFF OF A
CHICKEN HOUSE AND A SHED AND A FENCE WAS BLOWN DOWN. THE TORNADO
CONTINUED NORTHEAST WHERE IT ENDED JUST SOUTH OF SISTRUNK
ROAD...CAUSING DAMAGE TO A CHICKEN HOUSE.

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15/SW/DC/DL



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