A National Weather Service storm survey team investigated damage in southern Lamar County and determined it was consistent with an EF-1 tornado. This tornado originated in Lowndes County, Mississippi and continued into southern Lamar County for several miles. NWS Jackson Storm Survey for Mississippi portion of tornado.
As the tornado entered Lamar County along State Road 96, dozens of trees were snapped and uprooted. The tornado then moved through the Lacey Brooke Community where several well-built homes sustained minor roof and exterior damage. The tornado traveled east-northeast nearly parallel to State Road 96 and continued to cause tree damage all the way to Fernbank Road. The tornado dissipated near the intersection of Fernbank Road and Mud Creek Road where only small limbs were damaged.