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Tracking Two Storms Crossing the U.S. with Rain, Snow and Gusty Winds

A storm gathering strength over Texas today will shift to the Mid-Atlantic through Tuesday night. Areas of freezing rain and heavy snow will spread from the central Plains east into the Mid-Atlantic and southern New England. Further south, areas of severe thunderstorms and heavy rain are possible from the southern Plains into the Ohio Valley. A Pacific storm will move into the Southwest Monday. Read More >

October 31, 2015 Pine Belt Tornadoes

Click on map above to see entire damage point notation and damage pictures at select points.

 


 

Marion County EF-1 Tornado

Event Summary
This brief tornado developed along Lowery Loop, crossing New Hope Road, and ending along Pounds Road. It caused damage to the roofs of several homes and destroyed several sheds. Numerous trees were snapped and uprooted.

Rating:
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EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind: 95 mph
Fatalities/Injuries: none
Damage Path Length: 1.7 miles
Maximum Path Width: 200 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:

3.5 SE Kokomo
3:27 pm

Approximate End Point/Time:

4.5 NW Sandy Hook
3:32 pm

 

Marion County EF-0 Tornado

Event Summary
This weak tornado touched down along Lampton Hill Top Road and moved east-northeast to Enon Road. A few trees were blown down and limbs snapped along a narrow path.

Rating:
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EF-0
Estimated Maximum Wind: 75 mph
Fatalities/Injuries: none
Damage Path Length: 1.0 miles
Maximum Path Width: 50 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:

5.0 S Improve
3:46 pm

Approximate End Point/Time:

5.0 S Improve
3:47 pm

 

Hattiesburg EF-0 Tornado

Event Summary
This weak tornado touched down along Richburg Road just west of I-59. It tracked east northeast for 4.5 miles across a neighborhood and US Highway 11 before lifting at McCall Street and Barkley Road. The damage was mainly to trees where many of these had broken limbs with several even uprooted. Some homes had minor damage from downed trees or shingles torn off the roof.

Rating:
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EF-0
Estimated Maximum Wind: 85 mph
Fatalities/Injuries: none
Damage Path Length: 4.5 miles
Maximum Path Width: 100 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:

4 SW Hattiesburg
4:24 pm

Approximate End Point/Time:

2 SE Hattiesburg
4:29 pm