Western Leake County Tornado

Western Leake County Tornado

Click on the map above for a detailed, interactive track map and damage pictures.

Event Summary

Wide but brief tornado that produced some significant roof damage to two homes although most other damage limited to trees.

Estimated Maximum Wind:
95 mph
Damage Path Length:
1/2 mile
Maximum Path Width:
525 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
10 W Carthage
12:11 am
Approximate End Point/Time:
9.5 W Carthage
12:12 am


Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS Doppler radar show the storm crossing from eastern Madison County into western Leake County just before the tornado developed. 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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