Thursday, March 26, 2009

Lots of Storm Reports

The Magee, MS tornado has been confirmed by the NWS Jackson as an EF3:

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
1030 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2009

..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON...
..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..

0140 AM TORNADO 5 WSW MAGEE 31.84N 89.81W
03/26/2009 F3 SIMPSON MS NWS STORM SURVEY

EXTENSIVE TORNADO DAMAGE STARTED NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF
HWY 28 AND RILEY ROAD. MOVED ENE ALONG HWY 28 AND PASSED
THROUGH THE NORTH SIDE OF THE CITY OF MAGEE. TORNADO
APPEARS TO HAVE CONTINUED FROM THERE ENE TO THE SMITH
COUNTY LINE. DOZENS OF HOMES HAVE BEEN DAMAGED OR
DESTROYED. NUMEROUS INJURIES HAVE OCCURRED...SOME
SERIOUS...AND AN UNKNOWN NUMBER OF PEOPLE ARE REPORTED
MISSING. NWS SURVEY TEAM REPORTS EF-3 DAMAGE. TEAM IS
STILL SURVEYING DAMAGE.


Storm reports from Jackson NWS as of 10:47 a.m
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Storm reports by Birmingham NWS as of 10:47 a.m.

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