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December 9-10, 2012  Tornadoes

Tornado Track Map

 The map below shows the locations of surveyed tornado tracks as determined by the National Weather Service Office in Jackson. The graphic is followed by a separate table detailing each surveyed tornado track. Maps for individual tornadoes can be found on those subsequent pages

Event Track Map

Survey Information


Location Start/
End Time
Event Type/
Max Winds
Path Length Path Width
Lamar County
3 SSE Purvis
Sun 12/9
4:15 pm
EF-0 Tornado
85 mph
none 0.1 mi 50 yds
Jones County
8 SE Laurel
Sun 12/9
5:20 pm
EF-0 Tornado
85 mph
none 0.1 mi 50 yds
Marion County
6 SW Columbia to 5 SW Columbia
Mon 12/10
8:19 am -
8:25 am
EF-1 Tornado
100 mph

3 mi(in Marion County)
20 total miles

100 yds



Local Storm Reports

Click on the map below for additional details.


Local Storm Reports
Storm Reports Key


Rainfall Totals

The map below displays two-day rainfall amounts from 5:00 am December 9th to 5:00 a.m. December 11. Rainfall totals of 1 1/2 to 2 inches were common across the area. Isolated locations received 3 to 4 inches

.Rainfall Reports