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11janAll DayArkabutla (Tate/DeSoto County, MS)

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Start Time:  4:42 am CST

End Time:  4:52 am CST

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds: 100 mph

Path length: 11.3 miles

Width:  200 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries: 0

County: Tate, DeSoto

State:  Mississippi

Start Lat/Lon: 34.6979 / -90.1309

End Lat/Lon: 34.7778 / -89.9594


The tornado initially damaged trees near the Arkabutla community. This tornado crossed Arkabutla Lake and damaged trees and sheds  at the Hernando Point Park. The tornado caused additional tree damage, and damage to roofs, as it approached Highway 51. Damage to residences and storage buildings were observed as it crossed Highway 51. The tornado dissipated just east of Interstate 55. Strong straight line winds caused additional damage to homes and trees south of the tornado track.


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