24junAll DaySalem (Walthall/Marion Counties, MS)


Start Time: 7:20 am CDT

End Time: 7:37 am CDT

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds: 95 mph

Path length: 6.53 miles

Width: 150 yards

Fatalities: 0

Injuries:  0

County:  Walthall, Marion

State:  Mississippi

Start Lat/Lon: 31.20 / -90.12

End Lat/Lon: 31.25 / -90.03

This survey was conducted by NWS Jackson, MS.  This tornado started just west of MS Highway 27 along St. John Road and tracked northeast and dissipated just inside Marion County at the dairy farm along Brumfield Road. Along the path, many trees were damaged. This included snapped and uprooted trees as well as many large limbs broken. Along Highway 27, minor roof damage occurred to one home. Along McKenzie Road, more substantial tree damage was noted and a power pole was taken down. Another area where more substantial tree damage occurred was south of Fulgham Road and at the intersection of Possum Trot Road. The tornado continued northeast and weakened as it crossed Highway 585 and into western Marion County. Large limbs were blown down mostly, with some scattered uprooted trees as well. About 0.4 miles of the track occurred in Marion County, MS.


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