Biloxi, MS Tornado - March 9, 2011


Rating:
EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind:
105 mph
Injuries/Fatalities:
None
Damage Path Length:
0.25 miles
Maximum Path Width:
30 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
2 miles N of Biloxi, MS at 747 AM
Approximate End Point/Time:
2 miles N of Biloxi, MS at 747 AM

 

A National Weather Service Damage Assessment Team has surveyed the storm damage in Harrison County near Biloxi, MS. It has been determined the damage was the result of a tornado. The tornado has been rated an EF-1 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. Damage estimates were consistent with winds of 105 mph.

The tornado touched down near Cedar Lake Road and Popps Ferry Road damaging several mobile homes. One mobile home was rolled and destroyed with minor to moderate damage to several other mobile homes. Several large limbs were also snapped from pine trees. The tornado damage path was 0.25 miles long and was 30 yards wide at its widest point. No injuries or deaths were reported.

Biloxi, MS tornado track of Mar 9, 2011
Surveyed damage track near Biloxi, MS Download in KML  Disclaimer

KLIX reflectivity for Biloxi, MS tornado of 3/9/2011
KLIX WSR-88D Reflectivity of tornado that moved near Biloxi, MS on March 9, 2011

KLIX Storm Relative Velocity product for Slidell, LA tornado - 03/09/11 0543 CST
KLIX WSR-88D Storm Relative Velocity of tornado that moved near Biloxi, MS on March 9, 2011

 

 

Damage
Destroyed mobile home

Damage
Damaged mobile homes

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