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November 29, 2010 Claiborne County Tornadoes

Event Summary for Tornado Number 1

This storm tracked east-northeastward across western and central Claiborne County and produced a tornado. This tornado briefly touched down west-northwest of Port Gibson along Waterloo Road. Numerous trees were snapped and large branches were scattered by the tornado.
EF-0
Estimated Maximum Wind:
65 mph
Casualties:
0
Damage Path Length:
100 yards
Maximum Path Width:
10 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
4.3 Miles WNW of Port Gibson
8:30pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
4.3 Miles WNW of Port Gibson
8:30pm

 

Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 8:32 pm on November 29th. 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 - Claiborne County Tornado

 


Event Summary for Tornado Number 2

This tornadic thunderstorm followed on the heels of the previous tornadic storm that tracked across Claiborne County. Similar to the previous tornado...the second tornado tracked northeastward across a small portion of central Claiborne County. The tornado with the second storm was stronger than the first. Damage from this second tornado included scattered large trees uprooted and numerous tree limbs snapped across a portion of Shiloh Road.
EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind:
90 mph
Casualties:
0
Damage Path Length:
0.25 miles
Maximum Path Width:
20 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
6.2 Miles NNE OF Port Gibson
iles 9:25pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
6.3 Miles NNE OF Port Gibson
9:26pm

 

Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 9:22 pm on November 29th. 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 - Caliborne Tornado


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