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Sunflower County tornado

Event Summary

An agricultural pivot was flipped over, along with two trees snapped. Powerlines were downed, the roof blown off a pumphouse as well as a baseball dugout, and playground equipment was flipped over. This damage started just west of Radio Station Road and ended along Blue Lake Road.

EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind:
95 mph
Casualties:
0
Damage Path Length:
2.5 miles
Maximum Path Width:
200 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
3 WSW Drew              8:29pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
2.5 SSW Drew              8:34pm

 

Radar Imagery
These images from the Jackson, MS doppler radar show the tornado circulation at 8:29pm west southwest of Drew. 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.

Chicot County straight line winds

Damage Photos

 


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