4-Panel Radar Images

Radar images from the Shelby County Airport WSR-88D. Radar site is north, or top of images. The warm colors, reds to purple, show movement away from the radar, while cool colors, green to light green, shows movement towards the radar. The images are from 9:15 AM CST (1515 UTC) to 9:36 PM CST (1536 UTC). Top left image is 0.5 degree reflectivity and just below is 1.5 degree reflectivity. Top right storm relative velocity (SRM) image is at 0.5 degrees, and the image below is at 1.5 degrees.

The damage caused by the tornado places it in the weak category as an F0. The tornado path was 2.3 miles long and about 100 yards wide. The initial touchdown occurred at 9:22 AM and ended at 9:25 AM. Note the weak rotation associated with the thunderstorm moving just north of Montgomery.





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