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23aprAll DayHolly Springs (Marion County, MS)

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Start Time: 4:57 am CDT 

End Time:  5:04 am CDT 

Rating:  EF0

Estimated Peak Winds: 85 mph

Path length: 6.15 miles

Width:  200 yards

Fatalities: 0

Injuries:  0

County:  Marion

State:  Mississippi

Start Lat/Lon: 31.318 / -90.037

End Lat/Lon: 31.3208 / -89.9271


An EF-0 tornado touched down along Morgantown Road just east of the Walthall County Line where a few large limbs were broken and a tree was uprooted in a field. It continued east through the Holly Springs community and uprooted or snapped the tops off of several trees along a narrow path. Several trees fell near a home on Molly Road. The widest area of damage occurred along Holly Springs Road near where several trees fell near a home and Holly Springs Baptist Church. It continued east toward MS Highway 587 where it blew a few trees down and snapped a few large limbs near a home. It dissipated shortly after crossing the Highway.


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