Path length: 1 mile

Width:  40 yards

Fatalities:  1

Injuries:  4

Rating:  F1

County:  Madison

Tornado Path

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SPC coordinates (only on point provided):  Start: 32.62 / -89.90   

Corrected Coordinates based on damage reports:

Start: 32.618262/-89.914359   End: 32.628570/-89.900646   

Note:  Exact tornado path may not be straight and/or continuous. 


A quick-hitting F1 tornado was confirmed on February 9, 1990, in Madison County, MS.  One person was killed and four injured in a mobile home destroyed seven miles east of Canton.  A frame home had roof damage.  Numerous trees were blown down, with a few trees falling on homes.


The Storm Prediction Center

NCDC Storm Events Database

February 1990 Storm Data Publication

Grazulis, Thomas P. (1993). Significant Tornadoes 1680-1991: A Chronology and Analysis of Events. St. Johnsbury, VT: The Tornado Project of Environmental Films. Page 1291.

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