JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Three tornadoes have been confirmed in the storms that moved across Louisiana and Mississippi Thursday, though none caused injuries.
The National Weather Service says a tornado with winds as strong as 120 mph cut a 6-mile path in an area of Jefferson Davis County west of Bassfield, Miss. The storm, with a path as wide as 400 yards, destroyed a farm building and damaged homes and other structures.
Near Clayton, La., a tornado left a 2.5-mile damage trail. Weather Service meteorologists say it had peak winds of about 90 mph. The twister tore the roof from a mobile home, flipped a truck trailer and damaged roofs.
Southwest of Collins, Miss., a tornado with top winds of 80 mph left a 1-mile damage trail, taking the roof off a chicken house.