|Elevation||127 m (417 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|o Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||691172|
|U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Zama, Mississippi|
Zama (also, Ayres) is an unincorporated community in Attala County, Mississippi. On April 27, 2011, a tornado hit the Zama area as part of the 2011 Super Outbreak, causing heavy tree and power line damage. The tornado was rated EF1, with estimated wind speeds of 95 mph (153 km/h; 83 kn). The tornado destroyed a barn in its path of destruction of 50 yards (46 m) wide as it travelled a path of 1 mile (1.6 km).