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Jasper County Tornado

Event Summary

This tornado moved along Jasper County Highway 1519 downing trees along its path. A second tornado moved just north of this location around two hours later causing overlapping damage. One home had a tree downed with this tornado and another with the second storm.

EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind:
90 mph
Fatalities/Injuries:
none
Damage Path Length:
1.5 miles
Maximum Path Width:
1/4 mile
Approximate Start Point/Time:

3.5 NE Bay Springs
3:04p
m

Approximate End Point/Time:

5 NE Bay Springs
3:06p
m


Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS Doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 3:05pm as the tornado passed northeast of Bay Springs. 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 - Jasper County tornado


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