March 2, 2012 Jefferson Davis County Tornado

Event Summary

The tornado began near the intersection of Mt. Carmel Road and East Granby Road, where a few large limbs were downed. The tornado continued east northeast, where it destroyed a mobile home's porch and also knocked another mobile home off of its piers. The tornado ended just past this location, where it snapped and uprooted a few hardwood and softwood trees.

Estimated Maximum Wind:
85 mph
Damage Path Length:
1/4 miles
Maximum Path Width:
50 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:

4 NNE Carson
11:47 pm

Approximate End Point/Time:
4 NNE Carson
11:49 pm


Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 11:46 pm as the tornado passed to the northeast of Carson. 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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