Weather Service Confirms Ef-0 Tornado in Brookhaven

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BROOKHAVEN, MS (Ben Caxton) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado briefly touched down in southwest Mississippi this week. A twister with top winds of 70 mph struck near Brookhaven just before 3PM Monday during a thunderstorm. The EF-0 tornado was on the ground for about four minutes and traveled two-thirds of a mile with a path 25 yards wide. It damaged trees, ripped sheet metal roofs off two barns and lightly damaged the roofs of two houses but no one was injured.



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