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Jasper County Tornado

Event Summary

This tornado moved just northwest of another tornado track almost two hours later, moving from Jasper County Highway 1519 to Jasper County Highway 1537. A roof was blown off a barn and numerous trees were blown down in a convergent pattern. One of the trees fell on a house and a well house. This location was impacted by both tornadoes.

EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind:
90 mph
Fatalities/Injuries:
none
Damage Path Length:
2 miles
Maximum Path Width:
1/2 mile
Approximate Start Point/Time:

2.75 NE Bay Springs
4:59p
m

Approximate End Point/Time:

4.75 NE Bay Springs
5:02p
m


Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS Doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 5:04pm just after the tornado lifted 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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