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11janAll DayBaldwyn (Lee/Prentiss County, MS)

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Start Time:  6:45 am CST

End Time:  6:52 am CST

Rating:  EF0

Estimated Peak Winds: 80 mph

Path length: 7.2 miles

Width:  100 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries: 0

County: Lee, Prentiss

State:  Mississippi

Start Lat/Lon: 34.4938 / -88.7007

End Lat/Lon: 34.5483 / -88.5949


The tornado developed in far northwestern Lee County where it damaged trees and several commercial buildings as it crossed Highway 45.  Many trees were uprooted in Baldwyn, with a few trees falling on houses.  The tornado damaged the roof of the high school and an industrial building on the northeast side of town.  The last observed damage was to trees south of the Wheeler community.


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