583  
NOUS44 KMEG 181842  
PNSMEG  
MSZ002-008-010>013-020-021-190600-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN  
1242 PM CST SAT JAN 18 2020  
   
..NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 01/11/20 NORTH MS TORNADO EVENT
 
 
   
OVERVIEW
 
 
   
TORNADO IN TALLAHATCHIE COUNTY
 
 
RATING: EF-0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:80 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:2.2 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 100 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: 01/11/2020  
START TIME: 04:26 AM CST  
START LOCATION: 2.4 WNW SUMNER / TALLAHATCHIE COUNTY / MS  
START LAT/LON: 33.9798 / -90.4099  
 
END DATE: 01/11/2020  
END TIME: 04:28 AM CST  
END LOCATION: 2.2 NNW SUMNER / TALLAHATCHIE COUNTY / MS  
END LAT/LON: 34.0013 / -90.3807  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
 
THE TORNADO DEVELOPED JUST EAST OF HIGHWAY 49E APPROXIMATELY 2.4  
MILES WEST-NORTHWEST OF SUMNER CAUSING DAMAGE TO A GRAIN BIN.  
MOVING TO THE NORTHEAST, THIS TORNADO DAMAGED A BARN AND DERAILED  
A TRAIN NEAR TUTWILER ROAD. SPORADIC TREE DAMAGE WAS OBSERVED  
ALONG THE PATH.  
 
   
TORNADO IN QUITMAN AND PANOLA COUNTIES
 
 
RATING: EF-1  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 105 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:5.7 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 150 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: 01/11/2020  
START TIME: 04:45 AM CST  
START LOCATION: 5.2 SSW CURTIS STATION / QUITMAN / MS  
START LAT/LON: 34.2600 / -90.1750  
 
END DATE: 01/11/2020  
END TIME: 04:51 AM CST  
END LOCATION: 3.6 ESE CURTIS STATION / PANOLA / MS  
END LAT/LON: 34.3011 / -90.0892  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
 
THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF EASON ROAD AND  
JAMISON ROAD, CAUSING SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO TWO MOBILE HOMES. THE  
TORNADO CONTINUED NORTHEAST, DAMAGING SEVERAL HOMES ALONG WALDRUP  
ROAD IN WESTERN PANOLA COUNTY. THE TORNADO DISSIPATED EAST OF NASH  
ROAD AFTER CROSSING HIGHWAY 278  
 
   
TORNADO IN PANOLA AND TATE COUNTIES
 
 
RATING: EF-0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND: 75 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:7.3 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/: 150 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: 01/11/2020  
START TIME: 05:04 AM CST  
START LOCATION: 4.6 E COMO / PANOLA / MS  
START LAT/LON: 34.5045 / -89.8584  
 
END DATE: 01/11/2020  
END TIME: 05:12 AM CST  
END LOCATION: 2.4 N GLENVILLE / TATE / MS  
END LAT/LON: 34.5683 / -89.7579  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
 
THE TORNADO BEGAN NEAR COUNTY ROAD 310 AND ROOKS ROAD IN PANOLA  
COUNTY, DAMAGING NUMEROUS TREES AS IT MOVED NORTHEAST. A FEW BARNS  
SUSTAINED SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE ON PARTEE ROAD. THE TORNADO LIFTED  
NEAR BARLOW ROAD IN SOUTHEAST TATE COUNTY.  
 
   
TORNADO IN MARSHALL COUNTY
 
 
RATING: EF-0  
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:80 MPH  
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/: 5.9 MILES  
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:70 YARDS  
FATALITIES: 0  
INJURIES: 0  
 
START DATE: 01/11/2020  
START TIME: 05:21 AM CST  
START LOCATION: 4.3 S MARIANNA / MARSHALL / MS  
START LAT/LON: 34.6550 / -89.6108  
 
END DATE: 01/11/2020  
END TIME: 05:28 AM CST  
END LOCATION: 4.9 ESE MARIANNA / MARSHALL / MS  
END LAT/LON: 34.6923 / -89.5184  
 
SURVEY SUMMARY:  
 
THE TORNADO BEGAN NEAR HIGHWAY 4 AND MUSE ROAD, DAMAGING TREES AND  
A COUPLE OF MANUFACTURED HOMES. ADDITIONAL TREE DAMAGE WAS  
OBSERVED NORTH OF HIGHWAY 4 ALONG MT. GILEAD ROAD AND ALONG OLD  
HIGHWAY 4 FROM YARBROUGH CHAPEL ROAD TO MCINTYRE CHURCH ROAD.  
 
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: 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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