Issaquena County Tornado

Event Summary

This tornado started just south of Hopewell Road, where it downed several trees and snapped large limbs in a treeline. As the tornado moved across Hopewell Road, it took a large amount of tin roofing off a mobile home, blew shingles off another home, and downed several trees. The tornado then snapped a few tree tops in a treeline just west of Grace Road as it dissipated.

Estimated Maximum Wind:
80 mph
Damage Path Length:
1 mile
Maximum Path Width:
75 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:

3.2 NNE Mayersville 6:26am

Approximate End Point/Time:

3.8 NE Mayersville 6:27am                   


Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS Doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 6:23am when it was located just to the north of Mayersville. These radar images are from right before the tornado touched down. 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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