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September 7, 2004 Tornado Outbreak


Dillon County Tornado

Time of Tornado: 7:11 pm EDT

Storm Information

At 7:11 pm, a tornado began 6.9 miles E of Dillon and ended 6.5 miles ENE of Dillon. The total path length was 1.3 miles and the total path width was 30 yards.


Radar Imagery (click to enlarge)

Base Reflectivity

Storm Relative Velocity
Storm Damage

The tornado caused considerable damage to a brick house, flattened an old barn and removed part of the roof on a shed along Arnette Road. It also snapped a few trees which produced roof damage to a home near Avalon Academy on Pleasant Hill Road. Damage was rated as F1.


Storm Damage Pictures (click to enlarge)


Warnings in Effect



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