NWS Confirms Two Tornadoes in Yazoo County 4/13/19


North Warren/South Yazoo Counties Tornado…
Rating: EF2
Estimated Peak Wind: 115 mph
Path Length /statute/: 20.37 miles
Path Width /maximum/: 700.0 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start Date: 04/13/2019
Start Time: 04:57 PM CDT
Start Location: 4 NE Vicksburg / Warren County / MS
Start Lat/Lon: 32.3737 / -90.8291

End Date: 04/13/2019
End Time: 05:43 PM CDT
End Location: 7 S Satartia / Yazoo County / MS
End Lat/Lon: 32.5651 / -90.5671

Summary: The tornado started east of Highway 61 on Sherman
Avenue, snapping small hardwood tree limbs. As it begun to move
east-northeast, it began to uproot trees on the backside of the
River Region Health Center. The tornado moved east-northeast of
US 61, snapping large hardwood and softwood tree limbs and
snapping hardwood trunks along Brister Road, Boy Scout Road and
Oak Ridge Road. Large hardwood trees became uprooted an fell
atop of two homes in a home subdivision along Newitt Vick Drive,
causing some roof damage. Along Henry Road, east of Oak Ridge
Road, several power poles snapped at its base, with numerous
uprooted and snapped hardwood trees towards it base on Tucker
Road, thus evident of the tornado being at its strongest. The
tornado shifted to the northeast towards northeast Warren County,
causing numerous uprooted and the snapping of hardwood and
softwood trees limbs. Several of these trees fell atop of
powerlines. The tornado crossed county lines to across southern
Yazoo County , resulting in several snapped large hardwood tree
limbs along Oak Grove Church Road. The tornado finally lifted at
Holloman Road, but not before snapping several hardwood tree

Dover Community Tornado…
Rating: EF0
Estimated Peak Wind: 74 mph
Path Length /statute/: 2.92 miles
Path Width /maximum/: 25.0 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Start Date: 04/13/2019
Start Time: 06:00 PM CDT
Start Location: 4 NNE Bentonia / Yazoo County / MS
Start Lat/Lon: 32.6992 / -90.347

End Date: 04/13/2019
End Time: 06:06 PM CDT
End Location: 6 NNE Bentonia / Yazoo County / MS
End Lat/Lon: 32.7254 / -90.3076

Summary: The tornado began in a wooded area about 2 miles
northwest of Bentonia near the Dover Community. The tornado
snapped and uprooted a few trees along a roughly 3 mile path
northeast before dissipating.

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