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Hinds County Tornado

Hinds County Tornado

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Event Summary


This tornado touched down just to the west of W Northside Dr. and tracked east northeast. Initially, a handful of trees had broken limbs. As the tornado neared and crossed W Northside Dr. almost a dozen hardwood trees were snapped and one power pole was taken down. Maximum winds here were 100 mph and the tornado was 50 yds wide. The tornado continued to the ENE into a cotton field and dissipated. Total path length was 0.52 miles and rated EF-1.


Estimated Maximum Wind:
100 mph
Damage Path Length:
0.52 miles
Maximum Path Width:
50 yards
Approximate Start Point/Time:
2 NE Bolton
1:01 am
Approximate End Point/Time:
2.5 NE Bolton
1:03 am