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000 NWUS54 KJAN 122054 LSRJAN 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. && $$ TW

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