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Clarke County Tornado

 

Clarke County Tornado

 

Event Summary

 This tornado touched down near Crandall and moved northward across east Clarke County, ending just south of MS Highway 18. Two mobile homes were heavily damaged and a semi truck was rolled. At a baseball field, two light poles were snapped at the base, and the concession stand roof was removed and a fence was damaged. Multiple outbuildings were damaged or destroyed. Numerous trees were snapped or uprooted.

EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind:
105 mph
Casualties:
3 Injuries
Damage Path Length:
6.1 miles
Maximum Path Width:
100 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
2 ENE Crandall
9:49am
Approximate End Point/Time:
5 ESE Sykes
9:56am

 

Radar Imagery
These images from the Jackson, MS doppler radar show areas of rotation within the rainbands of Tropical Storm Isaac at 9:52am on August 30th. 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 - Clarke County Tornado

 


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