NWS: Tornadoes touched down on Wednesday

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – The National Weather Service in Jackson confirmed six tornadoes touched down in Central Mississippi on Wednesday, February 5.

The following information is about the tornadoes:

  • Simpson County – EF-1 tornado, Maximum winds reached 100 mph
  • Yazoo County – EF-1 tornado, Maximum winds reached 93 mph
  • Vaughan/Pickets/Southwest Attala County – EF-2 tornado, Maximum winds reached 112 mph
  • South Ethel – EF-1 tornado, Maximum winds reached 95 mph
  • South McCool – EF-2 tornado, Maximum winds reached 112 mph
  • Jasper/Clarke/Lauderdale County – EF-2 tornado, Maximum winds reached 125 mph
  • Northeast Simpson County – EF-1
  • North Central Smith County – Final rating still pending

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