Ocean Springs Tornado - April 2, 2009


Rating:
EF-0
Estimated Maximum Wind:
75-85 mph
Injuries/Fatalities:
None
Damage Path Length:
1 mile
Maximum Path Width:
50 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
5 miles SE of Ocean Springs, MS at 245 PM
Approximate End Point/Time:
6 miles ESE of Ocean Springs, MS at 246 pm

 

A National Weather Service Damage Assessment Team has surveyed the storm damage in Ocean Springs. It has been determined the damage was the result of a tornado. The tornado has been rated an EF-0 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. Damage estimates were consistent with winds between 75 & 85 mph.

The tornado touched down south of the Pinehurst subdivsion. This location is approximately 5 miles southeast of Ocean Springs. The tornado tracked northeast for about one mile. The most significant damage occurred as the tornado moved through the Pinehurst subdivision. The tornado damage path was 1 mile long and was 50 yards wide at its widest point. No injuries or fatalities were reported.

 

 


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Damage
Roof damage to home

Damage
Brick facade blown down on side of home

Damage
Fence blown down

Damage
Garage door blown in

 

 


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