White Plains (Chambers County) EF-1 Tornado
April 27, 2011
 

 
EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind:
110 mph
Injuries/Fatalities:
None
Damage Path Length:
5.24 miles
Maximum Path Width:
150 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
32.9719/-85.3688 at 919 pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
33.0114/-85.2916 at 928 pm

National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed damage across Chambers County which impacted the White Plains area. It has been determined that the damage was consistent with a tornado. This tornado touched down 2 miles southeast of White Plains, along CR 225, where it downed several trees and caused major damage to a single family home. The tornado moved east northeast and crossed CR 178 and 176 where numerous trees were knocked down. The tornado crossed CR 222 and lifted near CR 267 where additional trees were knocked down. Damage along the path was consistent with an EF-1 rating with winds up to 110 mph.

A Tornado Warning was in effect for Chambers County from 9 pm until 10 pm 

 


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 Radar Data
Radar Image This is an image of the 0.5 degree reflectivity data from KMXX at 923 pm as the circulation passed between White Plains and Fredonia. Click to enlarge. Radar Image This is an image of the 0.5 degree storm relative velocity (SRM) data from KMXX at 923 pm as the circulation passed between White Plains and Fredonia. Click to enlarge.

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