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Bailey EF-1 Tornado

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Event Summary
This tornado began near the intersection of King Road and MS Highway 495 and tracked northeast along King Road. It then moved across MS Highway 493 and Espey Hedgepeth Road before ending just beyond Mount Carmel Road. Numerous pine trees were snapped and several houses experienced roof damage along the path. A shed was also destroyed.

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Estimated Maximum Wind: 110 mph
Fatalities/Injuries: none
Damage Path Length: 3.5 miles
Maximum Path Width: 50 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:

5 ENE Suqualena
3:48 pm

Approximate End Point/Time:

5 WSW Meridian Station
3:55 pm