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November 29, 2010 Clay County Tornado

Event Summary

The tornado started near Highway 45 Alternate north-northwest of West Point, where a few trees were snapped and a road sign was twisted. A billboard was blown apart with tin from the billboard scattered across a field. Near the intersection of TVA Road and Hazelwood Road, six homes had minor shingle damage, and five sheds were damaged or destroyed. Multiple trees were uprooted and snapped.
EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind:
90 mph
Casualties:
0
Damage Path Length:
2 miles
Maximum Path Width:
150 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
3 NNW West Point
11:26pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
4 N West Point
11:29pm

 

Radar Imagery
These images from the Columbus AFB, MS doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 11:28pm 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 - Clay County Tornado


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