Damage Survey from Claiborne County


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Claiborne County Tornado

Location: Claiborne County
Time of Event: 9:55am to 10:00am 05/03/09
Beginning Point: 6 miles SW Port Gibson
Ending Point: 2.5 miles S Port Gibson
Rating: EF1, maximum winds 90 MPH
Path Length: 4.4 miles
Maximum Width: 50 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Summary of Damages: The tornado started along Russum Westside road, snapping and downing a number of trees and large limbs along the road. The tornado then crossed Old Colony Road, downing several trees and large limbs across the road. The weakening tornado then crossed the Natchez Trace Parkway and US Highway 61, downing a few trees and large limbs, before dissipating.

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