NWS confirms two tornadoes tore through the Mid-South Saturday

NWS confirms two tornadoes tore through the Mid-South Saturday
NWS confirms two tornadoes tore through the Mid-South Saturday (Source: WMC Action News 5)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The National Weather Service has released damage survey results from Saturday’s severe storms.

According to NWS, two tornadoes ripped through the Mid-South.

Heavy storm damage in Olive Branch

One rated EF-1 tornado was reported in Tate County into DeSoto County, and one EF-2 tornado also hit parts of DeSoto County.

Straight-line wind damage was observed in Tunica County, as well.

The EF-1 tornado was spotted from near Arkabutla to southwest of Hernando, with wind speeds estimated at 100 mph.

The EF-2 tornado struck from east of Hernando to south of Olive Branch, with winds of 120 mph.

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