NWS confirms EF-1 tornado hit Lamar County - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

NWS confirms EF-1 tornado hit Lamar County

Tree down in Lamar County (Photo Source: WDAM) Tree down in Lamar County (Photo Source: WDAM)
LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

The National Weather Service in Jackson confirms a tornado touched down in Lamar County during a round of severe weather on Saturday, April 14. 

According to NWS, the storm had estimated peak winds of 95 mph and a maximum width of 200 yards.

After Saturday's storms, we told you how one Lamar County family dealt with a tree that snapped in half and fell in their yard when the storm rolled through.

A person was also hospitalized after their car was blown off the road on State Route 589 in Lamar County.

No injuries or deaths were reported during the storm.

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