Severe Weather Event - May 6, 2003
During the afternoon of May 6, 2003, a Mesoscale Convective System (MCS)
developed and strengthened over Northern Georgia and moved east at roughly
40 knots. The combination of a convective outflow boundary, an upper level
disturbance, an unstable airmass provided the necessary ingredients for
supercell thunderstorm development over South Carolina.
An F1 Tornado touched down in Williamsburg County,
and there was wind damage in parts of Georgetown and Horry Counties.
Click on the maps below for details about the
Williamsburg County F1 Tornado Track
Georgetown County Wind Damage