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Southern Elmore County F1 Tornado - November 15, 2006

The tornado was on the ground from approximately 1040 AM CST (1640Z) until 1042 AM CST (1642Z).



Storm Relative Velocity Image taken from the Maxwell WSR-88D when the tornado was on the ground. At this time, the tornado was located just north of County Road 4, in the Emerald Mountain Subdivision. The radar is located almost due east of the rotation. The green colors indicate reflectors moving toward the radar and red colors indicate reflectors moving away from the radar. The parent thunderstorm exhibited strong rotation through a few thousand feet. This is the third tornado produced by the same parent thunderstorm.

Tornado in Southern Elmore