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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
354 PM CDT MON APR 12 2021

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0804 PM     TORNADO          1 NNW KOSCIUSKO         33.07N 89.59W
04/09/2021                   ATTALA             MS   NWS STORM SURVEY

            A BRIEF EF1 TORNADO OCCURRED DURING THE
            EVENING OF APRIL 9TH IN KOSCIUSKO. THE
            TORNADO BEGAN AT THE INTERSECTION OF HWY 12
            AND NORTH JACKSON ST WHERE AN AWNING AND
            PORTION OF A SIGN WAS BLOWN OFF THE CVS
            BUILDING. THE TORNADO QUICKLY REACHED PEAK
            INTENSITY AS IT MOVED SOUTHEAST WHERE
            SEVERAL TREES WERE UPROOTED ALONG KNOX RD,
            INCLUDING ONE THAT FELL ONTO AN APARTMENT
            BUILDING. THE TORNADO CONTINUED SOUTHEAST
            CROSSING LUCAS ST AND FAIRGROUND ST WHERE
            THE MOST CONCENTRATED PATH OF DAMAGE
            OCCURRED. HERE, MULTIPLE TREES WERE UPROOTED
            ALONG WITH SEVERAL PINE TREES THAT WERE
            SNAPPED. SEVERAL HOMES ALSO SUSTAINED ROOF
            DAMAGE DUE TO WIND AND FALLING TREES AND
            BRANCHES, AND ONE HOME ON LUCAS ST HAD A
            PORTION OF ITS ROOF AND INTERIOR CEILING
            BLOWN IN AFTER A GABLE. THE TORNADO BEGAN TO
            WEAKEN AS IT CROSSED EAST ADAMS ST AND EAST
            JEFFERSON ST WHERE MAINLY LARGE TREE
            BRANCHES WERE SNAPPED. TWO TREES WERE ALSO
            UPROOTED IN THIS AREA. THE TORNADO QUICKLY
            DISSIPATED AFTER CROSSING EAST JEFFERSON ST
            AND WAS ON THE GROUND FOR APPROXIMATELY ONE
            MINUTE. ESTIMATED PEAK WIND WAS 95 MPH WITH
            A LENGTH OF 0.93 MILES AND MAXIMUM WIDTH OF
            250 YARDS.


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