National Weather Service in Jackson and Slidell confirm eight tornadoes in Mississippi on Feb. 15.
• EF-2 in Copiah/Simpson counties, 130 mph winds.
• EF-1 in Leake County, 110 mph winds.
• EF-1 in Winston County, 105 mph winds.
• EF-1 in Smith/Jasper counties, 110 mph winds.
• EF-1 in Smith County, 105 mph winds.
• EF-1 in Walthall County, 100-105 mph winds.
• EF-0 in Smith County, 75 mph winds.
• EF-0 in Hinds County, 75 mph winds.
• Straight line winds in Copiah/Lincoln County, 95 mph.
No serious injuries.
36 residences destroyed/major.
Preliminary Damage Breakdown by County:
Clarke: Three homes and one agricultural major, one home and one business minor.
Copiah: 14 homes destroyed/major, nine homes, one business and one school minor.
Franklin: Two homes destroyed/major, five homes minor.
Jasper: Seven homes destroyed/major.
Lincoln: One home destroyed.
Simpson: Seven homes and two agricultural major, One agricultural destroyed, two homes minor.
Smith: Three homes and two businesses destroyed/major, three homes minor.
Walthall: Two homes destroyed, Two homes and church damaged.