Start Time: 5:18 pm CST End Time:
Start Time: 5:18 pm CST
End Time: 5:25 pm CST
Estimated Peak Winds: 88 mph
Path length: 1.32 miles
Width: 60 yards
Start Lat/Lon: 34.6617 / -88.1282
End Lat/Lon: 34.6648 / -88.1055
Colbert County EMA, in collaboration with NWS Huntsville meteorologists, relayed pictures and detailed information of damage in far western Colbert County. After cross-referencing the EMA reports and pictures to radar data and near-storm environment observations, NWS Huntsville determined the damage was consistent with a weak EF-1 tornado, with peak winds of 88 mph.
The tornado uprooted a couple trees near Petertown Rd, which runs parallel to the MS/AL border and continued slightly northeastward toward Allsboro Rd. As the tornado crossed Allsboro Rd, it caused more widespread damage along Bishop Ln. Several trees were uprooted while a few softwoods were snapped. Structure damage, in the form of small farm buildings/sheds, was observed further down Bishop Ln. These structures sustained roof damage while one building also had a collapse of its walls.
The tornado continued eastward and uprooted two more trees before lifting about three quarters of a mile east of Allsboro Rd.