Yazoo County Tornado

Eastern Yazoo County Tornado

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

Event Summary

This tornado primarily caused tree damage.

Estimated Maximum Wind:
90 mph
Damage Path Length:
2 miles
Maximum Path Width:
250 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
8 NE Benton
Approximate End Point/Time:
7 W Pickens


Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS Doppler radar show the storm between Benton and Pickens just as the tornado was lifting. 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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