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March 21, 2012 Warren County Tornado


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Event Summary

This tornado touched down near the Army Corps of Engineers Experimental Station where it peeled part of a metal roof off a building and overturned a trailer. The tornado then moved along Porters Chapel Road, where it knocked down trees and overturned a single wide mobile home. The tornado then weakened, but knocked down a few more trees in the Lakewood subdivision. It lifted as it left the subdivision.

Estimated Maximum Wind:
90 mph
Damage Path Length:
1.75 miles
Maximum Path Width:
100 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:

2 Miles SSE of Vicksburg
11:11 am 3/21/12

Approximate End Point/Time:
1.5 Miles E of Vicksburg
11:13 am 3/21/12