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12aprAll DayYazoo City (Yazoo County, MS)

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Start Time: 1:22 pm CST 

End Time:  1:32 pm CST

Rating:  EF2

Estimated Peak Winds: 120 mph

Path length: 7.42 miles

Width: 250 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries: 0

County:  Yazoo

State:  Mississippi

Start Lat/Lon:  32.8574 / -90.5208

End Lat/Lon:  32.9208 / -90.4184


This tornado began just southwest of Whites Lane Road snapping a couple of trees. The tornado continued northeast and destroyed two outbuildings and a shed just southwest of Lake City. The tornado also snapped a couple of power poles along with several trees at this location. The tornado destroyed an outbuilding near the intersection of Highway 149 and Lake City Road. The tornado continued northeast near the Yazoo County Airport snapping a couple of trees. The tornado destroyed a home of off Carter Road, which was poorly anchored and was of wood construction. The tornado snapped several power poles off of Lake City Road and took the roof off of an outbuilding on Cato Road. This tornado ended just east of Yazoo Levee Road, snapping a few more trees.


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