National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce


Mockingbird Lane EF-0 Tornado (Montgomery County)
  February 7, 2017


Event Summary

National Weather Service meteorologists surveyed damage south of the Pike Road Community in Montgomery County and determined that the damage was consistent with an EF-0 tornado.

This tornado occurred on private property near Mockingbird Lane and adjacent to London Road, mainly on pasture lands. The tornado uprooted and snapped several hard and softwood trees that were consistently observed to be convergent.  A small garden shed along the path was also heavily damaged.  The tornado was 0.20 miles long and was 85 yards wide at its widest point. The tornado was rated an EF-0 with maximum winds around 70 mph.

Thanks to Montgomery County EMA for their assistance with this survey. 


Estimated Maximum Wind:
70 mph
Damage Path Length:
0.20 miles
Maximum Path Width:
85 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
2.6 S Pike Road
at 1:42 pm CST
Approximate End Point/Time:
2.6 S Pike Road
at 1:43 pm CST



Reflectivity (left) and Velocity (right).
Images are from KMXX at 1:32 pm CST.


  Tree snapped

Building damage