- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 14, 2016

LIZANA, Miss. (AP) - The National Weather Service has confirmed a weak tornado struck sparsely populated parts of northern Hancock and Harrison counties Tuesday.

Meteorologist Alek Krautmann said Wednesday that a survey showed that the twister touched down after 3 p.m. Tuesday north of Kiln. It moved east along a 4.3-mile path into Harrison County, ending just after crossing the Wolf River.

Witnesses saw and took pictures of a funnel cloud.

Krautmann says one mobile home on Bell Creek Road in Harrison County suffered light damage. No one was injured. The tornado, rated EF-0 on the enhanced Fujita scale, had top winds of 75 mph and a path only 20 yards wide.

No other tornadoes were reported. Krautmann says hail was reported in Pearl River County and St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana.

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