Simpson County Tornado

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

Event Summary

The tornado tracked across a rural wooded area and snapped several large trees.

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

4 S White Oak

Approximate End Point/Time:

2 SSE White Oak  10:05pm


Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS Doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 10 pm as it tracked across rural northeast Simpson 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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