Choctaw County Tornado


Event Summary

The tornado touched down a few miles south of the Stewart community, where it began uprooting and snapping off thousands. Many structures were heavily damaged by falling trees. A few homes and barns were directly damaged by the tornado's winds. Several power poles were snapped as well.

Estimated Maximum Wind:
120 mph
Damage Path Length:
7 miles
Maximum Path Width:
1 mile
Approximate Start Point/Time:

9 ESE Kilmichael

Approximate End Point/Time:

7 ESE Stewart  2:33am                   

Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS Doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 2:30am when it tracking between Stewart and Eupora. 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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