Sunflower County

EF-1 Tornado

BEGINNING POINT: 6 SW INDIANOLA 6:05 PM
ENDING POINT: 4 E INDIANOLA 6:14 PM
PATH LENGTH: 12 MILES
PATH WIDTH: 150 YARDS
PRELIMINARY FUJITA RATING: EF-1
CASUALTIES: NONE

SUMMARY OF DAMAGE: NUMEROUS TREES SNAPPED ALONG THE PATH AS WELL AS 2 POWER POLES. A FEW METAL SIGNS WERE BLOWN OVER AND SNAPPED AT THE BASE. SEVERAL HOMES HAD SHINGLES PEALED OFF THE ROOF. THE MOST SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE OCCURRED TO AND AROUND THE KINGDOM HALL CHURCH. THE CARPORT WAS RIPPED OFF ALONG WITH NEARLY HALF OF THE ROOF. SEVERAL SHEDS WERE DESTROYED AND A METAL FENCE NEAR THE CHURCH WAS SEVERELY DAMAGED. ONE PIVOT SYSTEM WAS FLIPPED OVER.

Below are some radar images.

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Below are damage photos across Sunflower County.

 

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Additional surveys will be conducted in the coming days and this page will be updated with more damage pictures, tornado track maps, and radar pictures as they become available.


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