198  
NOUS44 KJAN 242030  
PNSJAN  
ARZ074-075-LAZ007>009-015-016-023>026-MSZ018-019-025>066-072>074-  
250830-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS  
330 PM CDT MON JUN 24 2019  
   
..PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 6/24/19 TORNADO EVENT  
   
NW RAYMOND TORNADO
 
 
RATING: EF1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 87 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 5.35 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 250.0 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: 06/24/2019  
START TIME: 03:56 AM CDT  
START LOCATION: 5 W RAYMOND / HINDS COUNTY / MS  
START LAT/LON: 32.2773 / -90.5044  
 
END DATE: 06/24/2019  
END TIME: 04:04 AM CDT  
END LOCATION: 3 N RAYMOND / HINDS COUNTY / MS  
END LAT/LON: 32.2994 / -90.417  
 
SUMMARY: AN EF1 TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN WEST OF RAYMOND AND TRACKED  
EAST NORTHEAST BEFORE DISSIPATING RIGHT AT THE JOHN BELL WILLIAMS  
AIRPORT. SOME MINOR TREE DAMAGE WAS NOTED ALONG RUSSELL TILLMAN  
RD WITH THE TORNADO INCREASING IN INTENSITY AS IT CROSSED N  
CHAPEL HILL RD. HERE SEVERAL TREES WERE SNAPPED AND UPROOTED AS  
THE TORNADO PEAKED. MORE TREES WERE DAMAGED ALONG HIGHWAY 467 AND  
THE TORNADO WEAKENED SOME. AS THE TORNADO CROSSED RAYMOND-BOLTON  
ROAD, CENTRAL HINDS ACADEMY TOOK A DIRECT HIT WITH SEVERAL TREES  
DAMAGED AND A HANDFUL OF BUILDINGS SUSTAINED ROOF DAMAGE AS  
PORTIONS OF TIN WAS TORN OFF. OTHER MINOR STRUCTURAL DAMAGE WAS  
NOTED AS WELL. THE TORNADO WEAKENED AS IT CROSSED AIRPLANE RD AND  
DISSIPATED AT SAM HERRING RIGHT BEFORE THE AIRPORT.  
 
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  
 
NOTE:  
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO  
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT AND PUBLICATION IN NWS  
STORM DATA.  
 

 
 
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