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Lincoln/Copiah County Tornado

Event Summary

The tornado touched down 2 miles east of West Lincoln and moved through the city of Brookhaven. Then the tornado moved into Copiah County just south of Wesson and lifted at Wesson. Four homes were destroyed, 5 homes sustained major damage and extensive damage occurred to trees and power lines.

Rating: F2
Estimated Maximum Wind: NA
Casualties: none
Damage Path Length: 18.7 miles
Maximum Path Width: 1/4 mile
Approximate Start Point/Time: 2 E West Lincoln
10:50 pm
Approximate End Point/Time: Wesson
11:05 pm