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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 1:57 PM CDT on May 04, 2016


... Damage survey for 04/29/16 tornado event...

.Overview...
Following a review of eyewitness photos and video... radar
data... and damage information from emergency management
officials... NWS meteorologists have determined that two weak
tornadoes occurred in Monroe County Mississippi on Friday
afternoon April 29.

.Tornado 1...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 70-75 mph
path length /statute/: 5.2 miles /intermittent/
path width /maximum/: 150 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Apr 29 2016
start time: 3:26 PM CDT
start location: 9.9 WSW Amory/Monroe County MS
start lat/lon: 33.9701/-88.6569

End date: Apr 29 2016
end time: 3:34 PM CDT
end location: 5.9 SW Amory/Monroe County MS
end lat/lon: 33.9401/-88.5738

Survey summary:
this tornado followed an intermittent path from west through
southeast of the Wren community. Trees were sporadically uprooted
or large branches broken. The tornado caused minor damage to a
residence south of Wren... and to a few storage buildings in this
area.

.Tornado 2...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 65-70 mph
path length /statute/: 0.9 miles
path width /maximum/: 50 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: Apr 29 2016
start time: 3:41 PM CDT
start location: 6.9 S Amory/Monroe County MS
start lat/lon: 33.8848/-88.4737

End date: Apr 29 2016
end time: 3:43 PM CDT
end location: 7.4 SSE Amory/Monroe County MS
end lat/lon: 33.8796/-88.4588

Survey summary:
this brief tornado occurred just northeast of the Monroe County Airport.
The tornado broke branches or uprooted several trees... one of which fell
onto a church.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into the following
categories:

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

Note: information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
storm data.

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