National Weather Service confirms tornado damage in Smith County - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

National Weather Service confirms tornado damage in Smith County

Picture of the storm outside of Taylorsville sent in from a viewer Picture of the storm outside of Taylorsville sent in from a viewer
SMITH COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

The National Weather Service released their preliminary findings after surveying Smith County on Tuesday. 

A severe thunderstorm passed through Smith county Monday night around 5:00 p.m. 

The report confirmed an EF-0 tornado was on the ground for a mile and a half, with a width of 50 yards. The storm was around 75 miles per hour. 

The tornado caused some large limbs to snap, roof damage, and some damage to a chicken house. 

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