April 4, 2011 Hinds County Tornado
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Event SummaryThe tornado started near Highway 27 north of Utica, where it downed trees along the road. Along Ernie Martin Road, the tornado uprooted or snapped a number of pine trees. The tornado then moved nearly parallel to Tom Collins Road, uprooting a number of large hardwood trees and snapping many pine trees with damage in a convergent pattern. The tornado also destroyed two outbuildings. The tornado dissipated near Berry Road.
These images from the Brandon, MS doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 4:41 pm on April 4th. 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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