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Pisgah Tornado

Event Summary

This tornado began along Highway 25 just southwest of Sand Hill and ended along the Rankin/Scott County line along Pat Holmes Road. Numerous trees were snapped and uprooted, the roof of a house was damaged, two outbuildings were heavily damaged, two 18 wheeler trailers were overturned and minor damage occurred to a mobile home.

EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind:
95mph
Fatalities/Injuries:
none
Damage Path Length:
7.5 miles
Maximum Path Width:
200 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:

1.5 SW Sand Hill
11:43am

Approximate End Point/Time:

5 SW Ludlow 11:53am                   

 

Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS Doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 11:44am as it moved through the Pisgah area. 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 - Rankin County tornado


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