25marAll DayTishimingo (Tishimingo County, MS/Colbert County, AL)


Start Time:  5:27 pm CDT 

End Time: 5:51 pm CDT 

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds:  110 mph

Path length: 16.96 miles

Width:  400 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries:  0

County: Tishomingo (MS), Colbert (AL)

State:  Alabama, Mississippi

Start Lat/Lon: 34.6386 / -88.2825

End Lat/Lon:  34.667 / -87.988

NWS Memphis Survey:  The tornado developed in western Tishomingo County and was intermittently on the ground as it moved through the Paden Overlook Area and crossed Mackeys Creek. More continuous damage occurred as the tornado crossed County Road 118 west of Tishomingo. As the tornado moved through the northern portions of Tishomingo, it caused substantial damage to a retail store. Several buildings in town suffered minor damage and trees were uprooted. As the tornado moved east, it damaged homes, storage buildings, mobile homes, and uprooted trees along County Roads 116, 116 Extended, 106, and State Highway 30. The tornado crossed into Colbert County, Alabama, just north of the Natchez Trace Parkway. Consult BHMPNSHUN for details on the Colbert County portion of this track.

NWS Huntsville Survey:  The tornado touched down in western Tishomingo County in northeast Mississippi producing EF-1 damage, before crossing into Colbert County, AL just north of the Natchez Trace Parkway. As the tornado entered Colbert County, dozens of trees were snapped or uprooted and a single-family home received minor roof damage. The tornado continued on an easterly path, crossing Natchez Trace Parkway and uprooting several more trees. As the tornado reached Mynot Road, a chicken house was destroyed and a few trees were uprooted. The tornado continued to the east- northeast, uprooting a couple of trees before lifting near White Pike Road.