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Start Time: 3:30 pm CST 

End Time:  3:40 pm CST

Rating:  EF2

Estimated Peak Winds: 125 mph

Path length: 8.69 miles

Width: 1100 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries: 0

County:  Noxubee

State:  Mississippi

Start Lat/Lon:  33.1469 / -88.6044

End Lat/Lon:  33.2067 / -88.4762


The tornado touched down north of Macon, west of US 45, along Joes Creek where it caused minor tree damage. It tracked northeast towards Macon Lynn Creek Road where it uprooted and snapped several trees. It continued to track over Buggs Ferry Road where it damaged a metal building and several power poles.  As it tracked over US 45 it snapped 6 metal high tension electrical poles, damaged a home, and snapped and uprooted several trees. The EF-2 tornado continued to track near Magnolia Drive, where it snapped several trees and damaged 4 chicken houses. It weakened and lifted as it approached Baldwyn Road.


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