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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA  
348 PM CST THU DEC 1 2022  
 
...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR MORNING OF NOVEMBER 30TH 2022 TORNADO  
EVENT...  
   
.UPDATE #2
 
 
   
.AMITE/PIKE COUNTY
 
 
RATING: EF1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 100 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 9.77 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 250 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: 11/30/2022  
START TIME: 12:42 AM CST  
START LOCATION: 6 NNE GILLSBERG / AMITE COUNTY / MS  
START LAT/LON: 31.1033 / -90.6101  
 
END DATE: 11/30/2022  
END TIME: 12:59 AM CST  
END LOCATION: 2 SSE MAGNOLIA / PIKE COUNTY / MS  
END LAT/LON: 31.117 / -90.4469  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
AN EF1 TORNADO WITH MAXIMUM WINDS OF 100 MPH AND A MAXIMUM WIDTH  
OF 250 YARDS TOUCHED DOWN ON PILGRIMS REST ROAD SOUTHEAST OF  
LIBERTY, MS AND ENDED ON CENTERVILLE ROAD, SOUTHEAST OF MAGNOLIA,  
MS. THE ENTIRE LENGTH OF THE TRACK SAW EXTENSIVE AND WIDESPREAD  
TREE DAMAGE CONSISTING OF LARGE UPROOTED TREES AND SNAPPED TREES  
NEAR THE BASE WITH MANY NOTABLE CONVERGENT SIGNATURES. ON KERMIT  
ROAD, A RESIDENTIAL HOUSE HAD PART OF ITS ROOF REMOVED ALONG WITH  
A DESTROYED BARN. AS IT MOVED EAST, ON CHURCH ROAD, AN OLD  
BUILDING WAS DAMAGED. THESE LAST TWO LOCATIONS SAW THE MAX WIDTH  
OF THE TORNADO. ON JJ CARTER ROAD, THERE WAS EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO  
A FEW MANUFACTURED HOMES. ONE WAS SHIFTED OFF ITS FOUNDATION,  
ROTATED BACKWARDS AND ROLLED OVER AT LEAST ONCE. ANOTHER LOST ITS  
ENTIRE ROOF AND A WALL. THE OTHER HOMES HAD MINOR DAMAGE. DRONE  
DATA WILL BE NEEDED TO FILL IN DAMAGE BETWEEN HERE AND I-55 WHERE  
EXTENSIVE TREE DAMAGE WAS NOTED ALONG THE HIGHWAY. IT MOVED EAST,  
DAMAGING A CAMP ON HIGHWAY 51 BEFORE LIFTING ON CENTERVILLE ROAD.  
DRONE DATA WERE ANALYZED FOR THIS UPDATE.  
 
ADDITIONAL DATA MAY BE RECEIVED AND THIS STATEMENT WILL BE  
UPDATED AS NEEDED. THANK YOU TO THE AMITE, PIKE AND MEMA  
EMERGENCY MANAGERS FOR THEIR HELP.  
 

 
 
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 200 MPH  
EF5...VIOLENT...>200 MPH  
 
NOTE:  
THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO  
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN  
NWS STORM DATA.  
 
LN/DS/TJS  
 

 
 
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