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September 7, 2004 Tornado Outbreak


Marlboro County Tornado

Time of Tornado: 2:27 pm EDT

Storm Track

Storm Information

This funnel descended from the same storm that produced the Clio tornado. At 2:27 pm, a tornado began in Marlboro County 1.5 miles SW of McColl and ended 1.5 miles SW of McColl. The total path length was 0.3 miles and the total path width was 25 yards.


Radar Imagery (click to enlarge)

Base Reflectivity

Storm Relative Velocity
Storm Damage

The funnel descended just south of US Route 15 along SR 35-338 and snapped limbs from a few trees. It then crossed US 15 and demolished a mobile home that was strapped down. The tornado lifted almost immediately after hitting the mobile home. Damage was rated as F1.


Storm Damage Pictures (click to enlarge)




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