Clay County Tornado


Estimated Maximum Wind:
115 mph
Damage Path Length:
1 mile
Maximum Path Width:
40 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
5 ENE of West Point at 228 pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
6 ENE of West Point at 229 pm

  Three sets of metal power poles were bent over. Trees and power lines were also down.

Radar Imagery
These images from the Columbus AFB, MS doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm just northeast of West Point at 2:28 pm on April 24th. At this time, the prolific thunderstorm that left destruction in its wake over much of central Mississippi was now producing a third tornado. The image on the left shows 0.5° base reflectivity data, and the image on the right shows 0.5° storm relative velocity data. Click on the thumbnail below for a higher resolution image.
Radar - West Point Tornado



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