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Sharkey County Tornado

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

Event Summary

This brief tornado touched on Delta City Road, snapping a large tree and causing some minor shingle damage to a home before dissipating.

Rating:
(Click for EF Scale)
EF-0
Estimated Maximum Wind: 75 mph
Casualties: 0
Damage Path Length: 0.2 miles
Maximum Path Width: 25 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:

3 ESE Delta City
5:29 pm

Approximate End Point/Time:

3 ESE Delta City
5:30 pm

 

Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS Doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 5:31 pm shortly after the tornado lifted near Delta City. 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 - Sharkey County Tornado

 

 


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