Bolivar County Tornado #1

Event Summary

This brief tornado caused minor shingle damage to three homes and snapped a large tree along Stringtown Road. The damage pattern indicated the damage resulted from a brief, weak tornado.

Estimated Maximum Wind:
75 mph
Damage Path Length:
0.5 miles
Maximum Path Width:
50 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:

6 ESE Scott

Approximate End Point/Time:

6 E Scott 6:49pm                   


Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS Doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 6:49pm when it was located over far southwestern Bolivar County. 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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