Marion County Tornado

Tornado Track Map


Tornado Map

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


Event Summary

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.

Estimated Maximum Wind:
100 mph
Damage Path Length:
3 miles in Marion County,  20 miles total
Maximum Path Width:
100 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
6 SW Columbia
Approximate End Point/Time:
5 SW Columbia


Radar Imagery
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.

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