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Stormy Western U.S.

An active and complex weather pattern is in store this weekend through next week, as multiple storms track from West Coast to East Coast. The activity starts today as a vigorous system moves through north-central California into the Intermountain West with rain, perhaps a few thunderstorms and heavy mountain snow. This system will move into the Upper Midwest tomorrow with a swath of heavy snow. Read More >

January 25, 2012 Copiah County Tornado

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Event Summary

This tornado was rated EF-1 with maximum winds of 90 mph. Trees were snapped and uprooted and one fell across a power line snapping the pole. Part of the tin roof of a barn was damaged also.

Estimated Maximum Wind:
90 mph
Damage Path Length:
3.5 miles
Maximum Path Width:
1/5 mile
Approximate Start Point/Time:

5 SW Rockport
6:49 pm