Covington County tornado

Event Summary

Two barns were heavily damaged along the tornado path. One home suffered minor roof and structural damage. A number of trees were snapped and uprooted along with a wooden light pole snapped and a couple of powerlines downed.
Estimated Maximum Wind:
90 mph
Damage Path Length:
3 miles
Maximum Path Width:
50 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
6 S Collins              8:05pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
4 SW Collins


Radar Imagery
These images from the Jackson, MS doppler radar show areas of rotation within the rainbands of Tropical Storm Lee at 8:08 pm on September 4th. 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 - Covington County Tornado

Damage Photos
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