Jones County Tornado

Tornado Track Map

 Tornado Map

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


Event Summary

A brief tornado touchdown took the metal roof off of a building along Weber Jordan Road.

Estimated Maximum Wind:
85 mph
Damage Path Length:
0.1 miles
Maximum Path Width:
50 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
8 SE Laurel
Approximate End Point/Time:
8 SE Laurel


This is an image of the eastern Jones County tornado. Taken by Jeremy Strickland and relayed by Jason Niblett of The Chronicle newspaper in Jones County.
Radar - Jones County tornado


Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS doppler radar show the shower that produced a brief tornado touchdown at 5:20 pm as the shower passed near Laurel. 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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