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March 21, 2012 Jones County Tornado


Event Summary


There was a brief tornado touchdown at a chicken farm on Huey P Road which caused heavy roof damage to one chicken house and uprooted a tree.

Estimated Maximum Wind:
75 mph
Damage Path Length:
2/10 mile
Maximum Path Width:
75 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:

3 miles WSW of Soso
5:31pm 3/21/12

Approximate End Point/Time:
3 miles WSW of Soso
5:31pm 3/21/12



Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS Doppler radar show the thunderstorm at 5:29 pm shortly before the tornado touched down. 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 - Jones County Tornado


Damage Photos
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