Poplar Creek, Mississippi
|Elevation||100 m (400 ft)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||676219|
|U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Poplar Creek, Mississippi|
Poplar Creek (also recorded as Polar Creek) is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Mississippi. On April 27, 2011, a tornado hit the Poplar Creek area as part of the April 25–28, 2011 tornado outbreak, causing heavy tree and power line damage. The tornado was classified as an EF-2, with estimated wind speeds of 125 mph (201 km/h; 109 kn). The path of destruction was 1 mile (1.6 km) wide and the tornado travelled a path of 11.5 miles (18.5 km).
- "Feature Detail Report for: Poplar Creek, Mississippi." USGS. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Poplar Creek, Mississippi Retrieved May 2, 2011.
- NOAA Report
- NOAA Jackson Report
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