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Issaquena County Tornado

Click on map above to see entire damage point notation and damage pictures at select points.

Event Summary

This brief tornado touched down near Levee Road uprooting a large tree. The tornado continued to Hopedale Road where a large farm pivot was overturned and some large limbs and branches were snapped before dissipating.

Rating:
(Click for EF Scale)
EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind: 90 mph
Casualties: 0
Damage Path Length: 2 miles
Maximum Path Width: 50 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:

3 NNW Mayersville
5:03 pm

Approximate End Point/Time:

4 NNE Mayersville
5:05 pm

 

Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS Doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 5:05 pm as the storm was moving north of Mayersville. 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 - Issaquena County Tornado

 

 


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