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Wind Advisory

Statement as of 6:02 AM CST on January 23, 2017

Expires 1:00 PM EST on January 23, 2017


... Wind Advisory remains in effect until noon CST today...

* timing... this morning..

* winds... sustained winds of 15 to 20 mph with frequent gusts near 30
mph.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 25 to 39 mph or frequent
gusts of 30 to 39 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make
driving difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Use
extra caution.





Gale Warning, Low Water Advisory, Small Craft Advisory

Statement as of 3:57 AM CST on January 23, 2017

Expires 7:00 PM EST on January 23, 2017


... Gale Warning now in effect until 9 am CST this morning...
... Low water advisory remains in effect until noon CST today...
... Small Craft Advisory in effect from 9 am this morning to 6 PM
CST this evening...

The National Weather Service in New Orleans has issued a Small
Craft Advisory... which is in effect from 9 am this morning to
6 PM CST this evening.

* Winds... 30 to 35 knots with gusts to 40 knots this early morning
before subsiding to 20 to 25 knots by this afternoon.

* Waves/seas... 4 to 7 feet.

* Water levels... up to 2 feet below normal.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Gale Warning means winds of 34 to 47 knots are imminent or
occuring. Operating a vessel in gale conditions requires
experience and properly equipped vessels. It is highly
recommended that mariners without the proper experience seek safe
Harbor prior to the onset of gale conditions.

A low water advisory means water levels are expected to be
significantly below average. Mariners should use extreme caution
and transit at the slowest safe navigable speed to minimize
impact.

A Small Craft Advisory means that wind speeds of 20 to 33 knots
are expected to produce hazardous wave conditions to small craft.
Inexperienced mariners... especially those operating smaller
vessels should avoid navigating in these conditions.







Public Information Statement

Statement as of 8:47 PM CST on January 22, 2017

Expires 9:45 AM EST on January 23, 2017


... NWS damage survey for the 01/21/2017 Perry County Mississippi
tornado event...

.Runnelstown, MS tornado...

Rating: EF-2
estimated peak wind: 125-130 (127 from dat) mph
path length /statute/: 7.1 miles
path width /maximum/: 300 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 1

Start date: Jan 21 2017
start time: 4:05 am CST
start location: 2 miles WNW of Runnelstown, MS
start lat/lon: 31.38006734, -89.14514009

End date: Jan 21 2017
end time: 4:13 am CST
end location: 5.5 miles northeast of Runnelstown, MS
end lat/lon: 31.41937511, -89.03423301

Survey summary: the tornado entered extreme NW Perry County, MS from
NE Forrest County 2 miles WNW of Runnelstown, MS and continued to move
NE at 45 to 50 mph before lifting 5.5 miles NE of Runnelstown. Two
main areas along the path had significant damage, with EF-2 category
winds between 111 to 130 mph. One was located on pumping station Road
1.3 miles NW of Runnelstown, and the other 2.7 miles NE of Runnelstown
along Cole drive. Significant tree damage and sporadic power lines were
downed along the track of the tornado.

The National Weather Service in Mobile would like to thank the Perry
County emergency management agency for their assistance today.

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.



847 PM CST sun Jan 22 2017

... NWS damage survey for the 01/21/2017 Perry County Mississippi
tornado event...

.Runnelstown, MS tornado...

Rating: EF-2
estimated peak wind: 125-130 (127 from dat) mph
path length /statute/: 7.1 miles
path width /maximum/: 300 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 1

Start date: Jan 21 2017
start time: 4:05 am CST
start location: 2 miles WNW of Runnelstown, MS
start lat/lon: 31.38006734, -89.14514009

End date: Jan 21 2017
end time: 4:13 am CST
end location: 5.5 miles northeast of Runnelstown, MS
end lat/lon: 31.41937511, -89.03423301

Survey summary: the tornado entered extreme NW Perry County, MS from
NE Forrest County 2 miles WNW of Runnelstown, MS and continued to move
NE at 45 to 50 mph before lifting 5.5 miles NE of Runnelstown. Two
main areas along the path had significant damage, with EF-2 category
winds between 111 to 130 mph. One was located on pumping station Road
1.3 miles NW of Runnelstown, and the other 2.7 miles NE of Runnelstown
along Cole drive. Significant tree damage and sporadic power lines were
downed along the track of the tornado.

The National Weather Service in Mobile would like to thank the Perry
County emergency management agency for their assistance today.

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.


847 PM CST sun Jan 22 2017

... NWS damage survey for the 01/21/2017 Perry County Mississippi
tornado event...

.Runnelstown, MS tornado...

Rating: EF-2
estimated peak wind: 125-130 (127 from dat) mph
path length /statute/: 7.1 miles
path width /maximum/: 300 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 1

Start date: Jan 21 2017
start time: 4:05 am CST
start location: 2 miles WNW of Runnelstown, MS
start lat/lon: 31.38006734, -89.14514009

End date: Jan 21 2017
end time: 4:13 am CST
end location: 5.5 miles northeast of Runnelstown, MS
end lat/lon: 31.41937511, -89.03423301

Survey summary: the tornado entered extreme NW Perry County, MS from
NE Forrest County 2 miles WNW of Runnelstown, MS and continued to move
NE at 45 to 50 mph before lifting 5.5 miles NE of Runnelstown. Two
main areas along the path had significant damage, with EF-2 category
winds between 111 to 130 mph. One was located on pumping station Road
1.3 miles NW of Runnelstown, and the other 2.7 miles NE of Runnelstown
along Cole drive. Significant tree damage and sporadic power lines were
downed along the track of the tornado.

The National Weather Service in Mobile would like to thank the Perry
County emergency management agency for their assistance today.

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.



840 PM CST sun Jan 22 2017

... NWS damage survey for the 01/21/2017 Choctaw County Alabama
tornado event...

.Choctaw County, al tornado...

Rating: EF-2
estimated peak wind: 115-120 mph
path length /statute/: 15 miles
path width /maximum/: 800 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 4

Start date: 01 21 2017
start time: 5:14 am CST
start location: 2.8 miles southeast of Gilbertown, al
start lat/lon: 31.847599, -88.290451

End date: 01 21 2017
end time: 5:31 am CST
end location: 15 miles northeast of Gilbertown, al
end lat/lon: 31.99628, -88.10702

Survey summary: the tornado first touched down on Clark Road
and continued 15 miles to the northeast to the Choctaw and
Marengo County line. A total of 24 structures were damaged by
the tornado along its path. Four residences were completely
destroyed, including 2 single wide Mobile homes and 2 modular
homes. Another 20 structures experienced varying degrees of
damage. The most significant damage was located on Chapel HIll
Road and Pleasant Hill Road.

We would like to thank Choctaw County Ema and the people of
Choctaw County for their time and assistance with today's
survey.

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 event and publication in
NWS storm data.



840 PM CST sun Jan 22 2017

... NWS damage survey for the 01/21/2017 Choctaw County Alabama
tornado event...

.Choctaw County, al tornado...

Rating: EF-2
estimated peak wind: 115-120 mph
path length /statute/: 15 miles
path width /maximum/: 800 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 4

Start date: 01 21 2017
start time: 5:14 am CST
start location: 2.8 miles southeast of Gilbertown, al
start lat/lon: 31.847599, -88.290451

End date: 01 21 2017
end time: 5:31 am CST
end location: 15 miles northeast of Gilbertown, al
end lat/lon: 31.99628, -88.10702

Survey summary: the tornado first touched down on Clark Road
and continued 15 miles to the northeast to the Choctaw and
Marengo County line. A total of 24 structures were damaged by
the tornado along its path. Four residences were completely
destroyed, including 2 single wide Mobile homes and 2 modular
homes. Another 20 structures experienced varying degrees of
damage. The most significant damage was located on Chapel HIll
Road and Pleasant Hill Road.

We would like to thank Choctaw County Ema and the people of
Choctaw County for their time and assistance with today's
survey.

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 event and publication in
NWS storm data.


840 PM CST sun Jan 22 2017

... NWS damage survey for the 01/21/2017 Choctaw County Alabama
tornado event...

.Choctaw County, al tornado...

Rating: EF-2
estimated peak wind: 115-120 mph
path length /statute/: 15 miles
path width /maximum/: 800 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 4

Start date: 01 21 2017
start time: 5:14 am CST
start location: 2.8 miles southeast of Gilbertown, al
start lat/lon: 31.847599, -88.290451

End date: 01 21 2017
end time: 5:31 am CST
end location: 15 miles northeast of Gilbertown, al
end lat/lon: 31.99628, -88.10702

Survey summary: the tornado first touched down on Clark Road
and continued 15 miles to the northeast to the Choctaw and
Marengo County line. A total of 24 structures were damaged by
the tornado along its path. Four residences were completely
destroyed, including 2 single wide Mobile homes and 2 modular
homes. Another 20 structures experienced varying degrees of
damage. The most significant damage was located on Chapel HIll
Road and Pleasant Hill Road.

We would like to thank Choctaw County Ema and the people of
Choctaw County for their time and assistance with today's
survey.

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 event and publication in
NWS storm data.



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Alabama - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Alaska - Wind Chill Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning
Arizona - Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Freeze Watch
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , High Surf Warning, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Avalanche Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Wind Advisory
Florida - Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory, Coastal Hazard Statement , High Surf Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement, Coastal Hazard Statement , Coastal Hazard Statement , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch
Kansas - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Maine - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
Maryland - Coastal Flood Advisory, High Surf Advisory , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory, Coastal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Michigan - Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Record Report
Missouri - Special Statement , Record Report
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory
Nebraska - Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Avalanche Warning
New Hampshire - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
New Mexico - High Wind Watch , Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New York - Coastal Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Coastal Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
North Carolina - Areal Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Record Report
North Dakota - Special Statement
Ohio - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Oklahoma - Public Information Statement
Oregon - High Surf Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory
Pennsylvania - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Rhode Island - Areal Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
South Dakota - Winter Storm Watch
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , High Wind Watch , Public Information Statement
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Avalanche Warning
Vermont - Wind Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Virginia - High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - Dense Fog Advisory
West Virginia - Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report
Wyoming - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning

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