December 25, 2012 Jones County Tornado

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Event Summary

Numerous soft and hardwood trees were snapped and uprooted. A single-wide mobile home had partial roof damage. A small barn had the walls collapse. A small out building was blown over. The roof collapsed on a small barn. A family residence had significant roof and siding damage.

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Estimated Maximum Wind: 105 mph
Casualties: None
Damage Path Length: 1.3 miles
Maximum Path Width: 100 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:

1 SSE Ovett
4:09 pm

Approximate End Point/Time:

1 E Ovett
4:11 pm



Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS Doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 4:11 pm as it was about to lift on the east side of Ovett. 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.

Radar - Jones County Tornado


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