New Year's 2011 Severe Weather Event

New Year's Eve 2010 Warren County Tornado


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Warren County Tornado

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Event Summary

This tornado touched down near the intersection of Fisher Ferry and Halls Ferry Roads and tracked northeast across the Army Corps of Engineers Engineer and Research Development Center property. Shingles were blown off several roofs, part of the roof was blown off a hanger, a mobile home was damaged and a power pole was snapped. Further along the track, scattered trees were sporadically blown down with many large limbs down as well along the path. Toward the end of the track, one of the trees fell across power lines, taking three power poles down with it.

Estimated Maximum Wind:
90 mph
Damage Path Length:
4 miles
Maximum Path Width:
100 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:

3 miles S downtown Vicksburg 

Approximate End Point/Time:
3 miles SE downtown Vicksburg


Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 4:11pm on December 31st as it moves through Warren County just south of Vicksburg and Interstate 20. 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 - Warren County tornado


Damage Photos
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