Jackson, MS. National Weather Service Confirms 2-Mile Wide Tornado

This is only part of the Public Information Statement put out by the Jackson, Mississippi National Weather Service Office today. This part of their survey report and covers this one Tornado. We wanted to cover this, because of the sheer size of this Tornado. According to the NWS, this one Tornado was 2 miles wide. Below, you will find the information from their survey report.

.JEFFERSON DAVIS TO CLARKE COUNTY TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF4
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    N/A
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  67.77 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   3520.0 YARDS (2 MILES)
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             04/12/2020
START TIME:             03:11 PM CST
START LOCATION:         3 SSW BASSFIELD / JEFFERSON DAVIS COUNTY / MS 
START LAT/LON:          31.4567 / -89.7639

END DATE:               04/12/2020
END TIME:               04:28 PM CST
END LOCATION:           1 NNE PACHUTA / CLARKE COUNTY / MS
END LAT/LON:            32.0637 / -88.8741

SUMMARY: WILL BE INCLUDED IN A FUTURE UPDATE. 


.LAWRENCE TO JASPER COUNTY TORNADO...

RATING:                 EF3
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    N/A
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  82.61 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   1800.0 YARDS (1 MILE)
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             04/12/2020
START TIME:             03:39 PM CST
START LOCATION:         10 SSE MONTICELLO / LAWRENCE COUNTY / MS
START LAT/LON:          31.4023 / -90.0645

END DATE:               04/12/2020
END TIME:               05:10 PM CST
END LOCATION:           8 NW PACHUTA / JASPER COUNTY / MS
END LAT/LON:            32.1307 / -88.9746

SUMMARY: WILL BE INCLUDED IN A FUTURE UPDATE.


EF SCALE: THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES INTO THE
FOLLOWING CATEGORIES.

EF0...WEAK......65 TO 85 MPH
EF1...WEAK......86 TO 110 MPH
EF2...STRONG....111 TO 135 MPH
EF3...STRONG....136 TO 165 MPH
EF4...VIOLENT...166 TO 200MPH
EF5...VIOLENT...>200MPH

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