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05febAll DayStanding Pine (Leake County, MS)

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Start Time:  5:50 pm CST

End Time: 5:57 pm CST

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds: 100 mph

Path length: 4.96 miles

Width: 150 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries: 0

County:  Leake

State:  Mississippi

Start Lat/Lon: 32.7049 / -89.476

End Lat/Lon: 32.7372 / -89.4007


This tornado touched down along Highway 488 and snapped large softwood tree limbs. It then moved northeast to Ellis Road where it caused some roof damage to a manufactured home, as well as snapped and uprooted nearby softwood trees.  It continued along its northeastward track to Charley Springs Road where it caused a mobile home to break its tie-downs and roll several yards thus completely destroying it.  Additionally, a nearby compost shed composed of mostly wood and some metal was completely destroyed.  It continued to track northeast to Hudson Road where it snapped small softwood tree limbs. Once it reached South Williams Road, it uprooted a few softwood trees and snapped small softwood tree limbs before it finally dissipated.


Sources:

Public Information Statement

NWS Jackson Summary


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