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Belmont, MS EF-2 Tornado

 

Tornado Track Map:

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Survey Results:

 

...PRELIMINARY EF-2 TORNADO IN TISHOMINGO COUNTY MISSISSIPPI...
* COUNTY: TISHOMINGO
* LOCATION/TIME OF EVENT: BELMONT AT 348 AM ON APRIL 27 2011.
* BEGINNING POINT: 34.4683, -88.2808
* ENDING POINT: 34.5559, -88.1572
* RATING: EF-2
* ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 125 MPH
* PATH LENGTH: 9.29 MILES
* MAXIMUM WIDTH: 150 YARDS
* FATALITIES: 0
* INJURIES: 0
* SUMMARY OF DAMAGES: NUMBER OF HOMES...BUSINESSES AND APARTMENTS 
  DAMAGED. A LARGE METAL STORAGE BUILDING WAS SEVERELY DAMAGED.

 

Radar Images:

Tornado began southwest of Belmont, MS at 3:44 am Tornado began southwest of Belmont, MS at 3:44 am
Tornado near Belmont, MS. Tornado near Belmont, MS.