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Hinds County Tornado

Hinds County Tornado

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Event Summary

This tornado touched down just to the west of W Northside Dr. and tracked east northeast. Initially, a handful of trees had broken limbs. As the tornado neared and crossed W Northside Dr. almost a dozen hardwood trees were snapped and one power pole was taken down. Maximum winds here were 100 mph and the tornado was 50 yds wide. The tornado continued to the ENE into a cotton field and dissipated. Total path length was 0.52 miles and rated EF-1.

 

EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind:
100 mph
Casualties:
none
Damage Path Length:
0.52 miles
Maximum Path Width:
50 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
2 NE Bolton
1:01 am
Approximate End Point/Time:
2.5 NE Bolton
1:03 am

 

 

Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS radar show the tornadic thunderstorm moving just north of Interstate 20 east of Bolton. 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.

Radar - Hinds County Tornado

 

 

 


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