November 30, 2010 Smith County Tornado

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Radar - Yazoo County Tornado


Event Summary

At its widest point the tornado produced substantial damage to a brick home...removing half of the roof and severely damaging the remaining half. The walls of the home fell in the section of the house where the roof was removed. Several other houses received minor to moderate roof damage. Numerous sheds and small barns were destroyed or damaged. Tin roofing and siding was removed from a storage shed...some of which became projectiles that were forced through the walls of a wood frame house. A mobile home was blown off its foundation. Widespread tree damage occurred.
Estimated Maximum Wind:
125 mph
Damage Path Length:
11 miles
Maximum Path Width:
0.3 mile
Approximate Start Point/Time:
2.5 Miles E of Traxler
Approximate End Point/Time:
6 Miles NE of Raleigh


Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 2:52 am on November 30th. 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 - Smith County Tornado

Damage Photos
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