Houston and New Wren, MS EF-3 Tornado

 

Tornado Track Map:

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/images/meg/events/aprtor11/tracks/Calhoun_Chickasaw_Monroe_Apr27.jgp.jpg

 

Survey Results:

 

...PRELIMINARY EF-3 TORNADO IN CALHOUN...CHICKASAW AND MONROE COUNTIES IN MISSISSIPPI...
* COUNTIES: CALHOUN...CHICKASAW AND MONROE
* LOCATION: EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN CALHOUN COUNTY TO COUNTY RD 69 IN 
CHICKASAW CO TO HIGHWAY 6 NEAR BIGBEE IN MONROE COUNTY.
* TIME: 304 PM ON WEDNESDAY APRIL 27 2011
* BEGINNING POINT: 33.704, -89.311
* ENDING POINT: 34.0078, -88.5186
* RATING: EF-3
* ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 150 MPH
* PATH LENGTH: 49.9 MILES
* MAXIMUM WIDTH: 3/4 MILE
* FATALITIES: 7
* INJURIES: 7
* SUMMARY OF DAMAGES: 15 TO 20 HOMES DAMAGED OR DESTROYED...
  HUNDREDS OF TREES SNAPPED AND/OR DEBARKED...POWER LINES DOWN.
  FATALITIES AND INJURIES OCCURRED NEAR HOUSTON AND NEW WREN.

 

Click here to see the portion of the track in the area served by NWS Jackson, MS.

 

Radar Images:

Tornado began just southwest of Houston, MS at 3:04 pm. Debris ball evident. Tornado began just southwest of Houston, MS at 3:04 pm.
Tornado now located to the southeast of Houston, MS. Debris ball clearly evident. Tornado now located to the southeast of Houston, MS.
Tornado continues to the south of Okolona, MS. Tornado continues to the south of Okolona, MS.
Tornado continues near New Wren, MS. Tornado continues near New Wren, MS.

 

Damage Pictures:

 

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