NWS confirms twister that damaged homes, property
Published: April 29,2013
PANOLA COUNTY — The National Weather Service confirms that wind damage near Pope last Saturday night came from a brief tornado.
The twister touched down for about two minutes near the Panola County town starting about 9:55 p.m. and had peak winds estimated at 112 miles per hour.
The weather service says the tornado stayed on the ground for about a half-mile and had a path 75 yards wide. Two houses and two sheds had roof damage, while a shop was destroyed. A recreational vehicle and a flatbed truck were overturned.
Hail was reported across the northernmost parts of Mississippi last Saturday night. Some isolated tree damage was reported in addition to the Pope tornado.
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