Banner photo: Lightning in Starkville, courtesy Allen Gresham

Central Jones County EF-0 Tornado

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Event Summary

This brief and weak tornado downed or snapped several trees in a pattern indicative of a tornado near the intersection of Buffalo Hill Road and Highway 588 a little west of the Ellisville city limits.

Estimated Maximum Wind:
80 mph
Damage Path Length:
1/2 mile
Maximum Path Width:
50 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
2 W Ellisvlle
9:50 pm
Approximate End Point/Time:
2 W Ellisvlle
9:51 pm



Radar Imagery
These images from the Brandon, MS Doppler radar show the tornadic thunderstorm at 9:51 pm as it produced a tornado west of Ellisville. 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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