December 20th-21st 2013 Severe Weather

Hinds 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 along Charlie Brown Road. One tree was down across the road along with several limbs and tree debris scattered in that same area. The tornado dissipated soon thereafter.

Estimated Maximum Wind:
65 mph
Damage Path Length:
0.1 miles
Maximum Path Width:
30 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
2 S Newman
4:56pm 12/20
Approximate End Point/Time:
2 S Newman
4:57pm 12/20


Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS Doppler radar show the tornadic storm at 4:56pm as the second tornado was touching down in western Hinds 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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