Lamar County Tornado

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Event Summary

A brief tornado touchdown caused shingle damage and broke a window on a house. Several trees were blown down, two of which fell on vehicles. The damage occurred along Old Highway 11 near I-59.

Estimated Maximum Wind:
85 mph
Damage Path Length:
0.1 miles
Maximum Path Width:
50 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
3 SSE Purvis
Approximate End Point/Time:
3 SSE Purvis



Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS doppler radar show the shower that produced a brief tornado touchdown at 4:15pm as the shower passed near Purvis. 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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