Holmes County Tornado


Event Summary

The tornado touched down near a farm on Huckleberry Road. It damaged the entire east facing half of a storage shelter and peeled off half of the sheet metal roof. This debris was thrown about 25 yards across Huckleberry Road into a field. As the tornado traveled to the north-northeast, it snapped a few hardwood and softwood trees and limbs. The tornado lifted just as it crossed County Road 68.

Estimated Maximum Wind:
85 mph
Damage Path Length:
1.8 miles
Maximum Path Width:
50 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:

2 N Durant

Approximate End Point/Time:

4 N Durant   1:52am                   

Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS Doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 1:51 am when it was located near Durant. 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 -Holmes County tornado

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