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.
Estimated Maximum Wind:
90 mph
Damage Path Length:
2 miles
Maximum Path Width:
150 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
3 NNW West Point
Approximate End Point/Time:
4 N West Point


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.

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