January 25, 2012 Copiah County Tornado

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Event Summary

This tornado was rated EF-1 with maximum winds of 90 mph. Trees were snapped and uprooted and one fell across a power line snapping the pole. Part of the tin roof of a barn was damaged also.

Estimated Maximum Wind:
90 mph
Damage Path Length:
3.5 miles
Maximum Path Width:
1/5 mile
Approximate Start Point/Time:

5 SW Rockport
6:49 pm


Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 6:52 pm as the tornado moved just east of the Stronghope community in southeastern Copiah County. 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 - Copiah County tornado


KML and GIS Information


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