Dancy (Pickens County) EF-1 Tornado
April 27, 2011
 

 
EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind:
100 mph
Injuries/Fatalities:
None
Damage Path Length:
22.63 miles
Maximum Path Width:
1056 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
32.9921/-88.3403 at 416 am
Approximate End Point/Time:
33.1275/-87.9844 at 435 am

National Weather Service meteorologists from Jackson, Mississippi and Birmingham, Alabama surveyed a tornado track that came out of MississippiA tornado developed along a Quasi-Linear Convective System and touched down in Kemper County Mississippi, then tracked northeast through Noxubee County before crossing into Pickens County, southwest of Dancy. The tornado weakened to an EF1 rating as it entered Alabama, with winds of 100 mph. As the tornado moved across AL Hwy 17 near Dancy, a barn with metal siding and roofing and two small silos were destroyed. Significant tree damage was noted along CR 85. The tornado crossed the Tombigbee River and moved parallel to CR 13. The tornado crossed AL Hwy 14 south of Aliceville, where it damaged a farm irrigation system. The tornado continued northeast and lifted near Hamilton Jr Craft Rd, northwest of Benevola. Dozens of trees were also downed along this path.

The tornado touched down in Kemper County Mississippi. Therefore, the total tornado damage path was 35.16 miles long. Additionally, the tornado damage was rated an EF-2 in Noxubee County and the tornado was  1410 yards wide at its widest point in Noxubee County.

 

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Radar Data & Storm Pics
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This is an image of the reflectivity data from KGWX at 412 am as the circulation crossed over the Mississippi-Alabama State Line.
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This is an image of the storm relative velocity (SRM) data from KGWX at 412 am as the circulation crossed over the Mississippi-Alabama State Line. Click to enlarge.
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Tree Damage. Click to Enlarge. Farm Equipment Overturned. Click to Enlarge.

 


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