Newton County

EF-1 Tornado

BEGINNING POINT: 4 W LAWRENCE 10:40 PM
ENDING POINT: 4 NW LAWRENCE
PATH LENGTH: 3.5 MILES
PATH WIDTH: 150 YARDS
PRELIMINARY FUJITA RATING: EF-1
CASUALTIES: NONE

SUMMARY OF DAMAGE: NUMEROUS HARDWOOD TREES UPROOTED ALONG WITH NUMEROUS LARGE PINES SNAPPED. THIS TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN ALONG PONDEROSA RD AND TRACKED NE...PARALLELING I-20...THEN CROSSING I-20 JUST TO THE W OF MILE MARKER 101. MANY LARGE PINE TREES WERE DOWN AT THIS LOCATION WITH SEVERAL TREES BLOCKING THE E BOUND LANES OF THE INTERSTATE.

Below are some radar images.

Reflectivity SW Newton Co Radar Velocity Newton Co Tornado

Below are damage photos from Newton County.

 

Newton County, MS, Damage Newton County, MS, Damage

 

Additional surveys will be conducted in the coming days and this page will be updated with more damage pictures, tornado track maps, and radar pictures as they become available.


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