Washington County Straight-Line Wind Damage

Washington County Tornado

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Event Summary

A thunderstorm moved across the south side of Greenville Wednesday evening. This storm caused extensive damage to areas mainly to the south of Highway 82. The heaviest damage was concentrated around Reed Road but extended as far east as Raceway Road.

Estimated Maximum Wind:
80-90 mph
Damage Path Length:
4 miles
Maximum Path Width:
1.5 miles
Approximate Start Point/Time:
1 SW Greenville
9:35 pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
2 SE Greenville
9:40 pm


Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS radar show the severe thunderstorm moving across the southern portion of the city of Greenville. The image on the left shows 0.5° base reflectivity data, and the image on the right shows 0.5° base velocity data. Click on the thumbnail below for a higher resolution image.

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