Jones County Preliminary Damage Report

Starting Point: 5 Miles Northwest of Pleasant Ridge at 1032 AM CST
Ending Point: 8 Miles North-Northwest of Pleasant Ridge
Preliminary Rating: EF2 with Maximum Estimated Wind of 125 MPH
Approximate Path Length: 3 Miles
Maximum Width: 150 Yards
Casualties: 0 Fatalities, 2 Injuries

Summary: This tornado began as a small, narrow path of minor damage, including a porch being blown off of a house. It reached its maximum intensity as it crossed State Highway 29. Here, a brick home was made uninhabitable, with all of the roof structure blown off along with a few walls blown down. Three mobile homes were rolled or tossed and completely destroyed, with debris strewn downstream along the tornado path. Numerous trees were snapped off or uprooted. The last damage occurred along Leroy Hill Road. A home suffered significant roof damage, an outbuilding was destroyed, a car suffered major damage, and numerous large trees were snapped or uprooted. The tornado appeared to dissipate shortly after crossing Leroy Hill Road, with only a few trees snapped along the end of the path.


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