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November 29, 2010 Yazoo County Tornadoes

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Radar - Yazoo County Tornado

 

Event Summary for Tornado Southwest of Yazoo City

Numerous trees and power poles snapped and trees uprooted. Several irrigation pumps were flipped over. Several homes received extensive roof and wall damage. A single wide mobile home was completely destroyed. The roof was torn off a metal frame building and two semi-trucks were flipped over .
EF-2
Estimated Maximum Wind:
125 mph
Casualties:
0
Damage Path Length:
11.5 miles
Maximum Path Width:
200 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
15.5 miles SW of Yazoo City
7:46pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
4 miles SW of Yazoo City
8:00pm

 

Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 7:55 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 - Yazoo County Tornado

 

Damage Photos
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Event Summary for Tornado in Yazoo City

This storm tracked through downtown Yazoo City. It damaged several buildings...most of which was roof damage...but one building had some exterior walls destroyed also. Numerous windows were blown out of downtown buildings and a large area of siding was torn from another building. The tornado knocked down trees and damaged the roof of the county courthouse. Damage in the downtown area was the strongest for this tornado and rated as EF2.The tornado weakened as it moved northeast for about a mile with only scattered tree damage occurring. As the tornado crossed Jerry Clower Blvd...it strengthened and snapped a power pole and damaged the roof of a store. The tornado weakened again producing its final damage to trees on Honeycutt Road.
EF-2
Estimated Maximum Wind:
115 mph
Casualties:
0
Damage Path Length:
2.1 miles
Maximum Path Width:
150 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
Yazoo City
8:07pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
2.1 miles NE of Yazoo City
8:10pm

 

 

Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 8:09 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 - Yazoo County Tornado

 

Damage Photos
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