NE Louisiana/Central Mississippi EF-4 Tornado -
Radar Images

Radar Loops

Madison Parish LA
These images from the Brandon, MS doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 11:18 am on April 24th. At this particular time, the tornado was approaching the Omega community, where an industrial plant was heavily damaged. 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 - Yazoo City Tornado

Yazoo City
These images from the Brandon, MS doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 12:14 pm on April 24th. At this time, the storm was moving across Yazoo City. A "debris ball", or an area of higher reflectivity resulting from significant tornado debris being lifted into the atmosphere, is evident on the 0.5° base reflectivity image on the left. The 0.5° storm relative velocity image on the right shows intense rotation in the storm. Click on the thumbnail below for a higher resolution image.

Radar - Yazoo City Tornado

Holmes County
These images from the Brandon, MS doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 12:46 pm on April 24th. At this point, the tornado is producing EF-4 damage as it nears I-55 and the city of Durant. A debris ball is still noted in the 0.5° base reflectivity imagery on the left. The coinciding 0.5° storm relative velocity image on the right also still shows a tight area of intense rotation in the storm. Click on the thumbnail below for a higher resolution image.

Radar - Durant Tornado

French Camp/Weir
These images from the Columbus AFB, MS doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm near French Camp at 1:28 pm on April 24th. 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 - Choctaw Co Tornado


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