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September 7, 2004 Tornado Outbreak


Marlboro County Tornado

Time of Tornado: 9:05 pm EDT

Storm Track

Storm Information

At 9:05 pm, a tornado began in Marlboro County 4.1 miles SW of Bennettsville and ended 4.1 miles WSW of Bennettsville. The total path lenght was 0.5 miles and the total path width was 25 yards.


Radar Imagery (click to enlarge)

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Storm Damage

Damage occurred to the Hanson Sand and Gravel Mining Property along the south side of Highway 15-401. One steel conveyor belt track was twisted. Several trees were snapped as the tornado approached 15-401. The front porch roof of a church was lifted off as the tornado crossed the highway. A few more trees and a power pole were snapped on the Hanson property on the north side of 15-401. Damage was rated F0.


Storm Damage Pictures (click to enlarge)




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