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Morehouse Parish/Ashley County Tornado

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Event Summary

 

This tornado snapped or uprooted numerous trees along the path. Roof damage also occurred to a few structures. This tornado crossed the state line into Ashley county AR.

 

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

7 WSW Beekman
10:45pm 4/26

Approximate End Point/Time:

7 SE Crossett
11:02pm 4/26

Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS Doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 10:53 pm when it was located near the Morehouse Parish/Ashley County line. 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 Morehouse Parish/Ashley County tornado


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