National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed the damage in far eastern Lowndes County, southwest of Hope Hull. It has been determined that the damage was consistent with a tornado. Winds were estimated around 75 mph. The tornado touched down just west of County Road 26 on Cruise Road. The tornado tracked northeastward and generally paralleled County Road 26. The tornado lifted just after it crossed County Road 32. The tornado was mainly responsible for tree damage along the path, but a few homes did suffer some minor shingle damage. The tornado damage path was 2.73 miles long and was 75 yards wide at its widest point.
A Tornado Warning was in effect from 706 pm until 745 pm.