JACKSON, Miss.--Three seperate tornadoes were confirmed by the National Weather Service from storms that moved through Sunday and Monday in south Mississippi. None of the twisters reached winds past 100 mph.
The Weather Service Tweeted the results of field surveys Tuesday afternoon. You can check out a map on their webpage here.
The first twister was Sunday about 4:15 p.m. three miles southeast of Purvis in Lamar County. There was minor damage for about a tenth of a mile and winds were estimated at 85 mph. The tornado was rated an EF0.
The second was about an hour later eight miles southeast of Laurel in Jones County. It was also an EF0, with similar wind speeds and minor damage.
The twister in Marion County Monday morning was more substantial, but still caused just minor damage. It stayed on the ground for six minutes and three miles and had wind speeds estimated at 100 mph. It touched down about six miles southwest of Columbia.