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Sunflower County Tornado

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Event Summary

This tornado touched down briefly causing minor damage to a house, shed, and carport. Numerous large limbs were knocked down and several trees were also downed. The sign for a church was also damaged.

Rating:
(Click for EF Scale)
EF-0
Estimated Maximum Wind: 75 mph
Fatalities/Injuries: none
Damage Path Length: 1/2 mile
Maximum Path Width: 100 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:

6 ENE Renova
7:24 pm

Approximate End Point/Time:

6 ENE Renova
7:25 pm

 

Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS Doppler radar show the storm at 7:24 pm, just before the tornado began. 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 - Simpson County Tornado


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