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Easter Sunday Tornado Data


From the US National Weather Service in Jackson, Mississippi - Preliminary paths for the two long track tornadoes in Southeast Mississippi:

The 1st started in Jefferson Davis County. and tracked for ~68 miles. The preliminary rating is an EF-4. The max width is at least 2 miles.

***This tornado will replace the April 24, 2010 "Yazoo City tornado" as the widest in Mississippi history. That tornado was 1.75 miles wide.***

The 2nd started in Lawrence County and continued for at least 82 miles. The preliminary rating is EF-3. The max width is about 1 mile.

Both of these tornadoes struck Jones County. This is not something you would ever want to make the history books for, but it is exactly what happened on Easter Sunday, April 12, 2020.

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