Pearl River County, MS Tornado - April 4, 2011


Rating:
EF-1
Estimated Maximum Wind:
95 mph
Injuries/Fatalities:
None
Damage Path Length:
400 yards
Maximum Path Width:
50 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
12 miles SE of Poplarville, MS at 743 PM
Approximate End Point/Time:
12 miles SE of Poplarville, MS at 743 PM

 

A National Weather Service Damage Assessment Team has surveyed the storm damage in Pearl River County southeast of Poplarville. It has been determined the damage was the result of a tornado. The tornado has been rated a EF-1 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale. Damage estimates were consistent with winds of 95 mph.

The tornado touched down at the edge of a forest about 250 yards to the west of Connie Hariel Road. The tornado then traveled nearly due east and hit a house peeling off about 40 percent of the metal roof. The tornado continued east across Connie Hariel Road and moved into a field uprooting a few more trees. The tornado lifted in the field. The tornado damage path was 400 yards long and was 50 yards wide at its widest point. No injuries were reported.

Pearl River County, MS tornado track of April 4, 2011
Surveyed damage track in Pearl River County, MS Download in KML  Disclaimer

KLIX reflectivity for Pearl River County, MS tornado of 4/4/2011
KLIX WSR-88D Reflectivity for Pearl River County, MS tornado at 741 PM CDT 4/4/2011

KLIX Storm Relative Velocity product for Pearl River County, MS tornado - 04/04/11 741 PM CDT
KLIX WSR-88D Storm Relative Velocity at maximum intensity at 741 PM CDT 4/4/2011

 

 

Damage
Metal roof blown off home

Damage
Trees snapped

Damage
Trees Uprooted

Damage
Metal roof of home in neighboring field

Damage
Uprooted tree

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