November 29, 2010 Sharkey County Tornado

Event Summary

The U.S. Forest Service reports a tornado path in the Delta National Forest in Sharkey County. The tornado started in Section 16 of the forest, and tracked north-northeast through sections 9, 4, and 3. A number of large trees were snapped or had tops twisted off.
Estimated Maximum Wind:
95 mph
Damage Path Length:
3.5 mile
Maximum Path Width:
100 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
4 NNW Holly Bluff
Approximate End Point/Time:
9 ESE Anguilla


Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 7:23 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.

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