Marion County Tornado
Tornado Track Map
Click on the map above for a detailed, interactive track map and damage pictures.
Numerous trees were snapped and uprooted along the path. A couple of sheds and a gazebo were destroyed. Shingle damage occurred to a couple of homes. A metal carport was blown onto a house. In addition, an antenna atop a house was snapped. This was likely a continuation of the tornado out of Walthall County. The summary of that tornado can be found here from the National Weather Service in Slidell.
These images from the Slidell, LA Doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 8:20 am as the tornado passed near Columbia. 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.