Attala County Tornadoes


Northern Attala County Tornado

Event Summary

This tornado touched down along County Road 3232 and uprooted a few trees. As the tornado moved northeast, it crossed MS Highway 43 and uprooted 8 pine trees.

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

3 E Hesterville

Approximate End Point/Time:
6 NW Ethel


Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS doppler radar at 2:33pm show a well defined hook echo and an area of circulation as the tornado passed east of Hesterville. 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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