Lauderdale County Tornado


Lauderdale County Tornado


Event Summary

This tornado touched down along Causeyville-Whynot Road and tracked northwestward ending along Covington Loop. A couple of barns were damaged, two sheds were blown into a pond, and another shed was damaged by a fallen tree. Numerous trees were snapped or uprooted along the path.  

Estimated Maximum Wind:
100 mph
Damage Path Length:
1.4 miles
Maximum Path Width:
100 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
1 ENE Causeyville
Approximate End Point/Time:
1 N Causeyville


Radar Imagery
These images from the Jackson, MS doppler radar show areas of rotation within the rainbands of Tropical Storm Isaac at 10:20am 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.

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