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January 22, 2012 Bolivar County Tornado

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Event Summary

Four mobile homes destroyed and eight with major damage, number of other homes with heavy damage, two metal frame buildings destroyed, several power poles snapped, 200 foot radio tower blown down and mangled, grain bin blown away, numerous trees and powerlines down.

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Estimated Maximum Wind:
120 mph
1 injury
Damage Path Length:
3.75 miles
Maximum Path Width:
1/5 mile
Approximate Start Point/Time:

0.75 SE Alligator
10:34 pm

Approximate End Point/Time:
3.75 ENE Alligator
10:38 pm