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11janAll DayDrew (Sunflower County, MS)

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Start Time:  4:19 am CST

End Time:  4:26 am CST

Rating:  EF2

Estimated Peak Winds: 125 mph

Path length: 5.52 miles

Width:  850 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries: 0

County:  Sunflower

State:  Mississippi

Start Lat/Lon: 33.8224 / -90.5682

End Lat/Lon: 33.8749 / -90.4978


An EF2 tornado touched down in Sunflower County, just west of Drew, MS. The first damage was noted on Savell and Lombardy Roads where it knocked down trees and powerlines. The tornado completely destroyed a mobile home on Tharp Rd, tossing  its contents and the undercarriage. The tornado continued NE and crossed US 49 where it snapped several wood power poles. The tornado lifted soon thereafter.


Sources:

Public Information Statement

NWS Jackson Summary


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