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September 7, 2004 Tornado Outbreak


Robeson County Tornado

Time of Tornado: 3:53 pm EDT

Storm Information

At 3:53 pm, a tornado began in Robeson County 2.3 miles NW of Marietta and ended 6.5 miles NW of Marietta at 3:58 pm. The total path length was 4.2 miles and the total path width was 40 yards.


Radar Imagery (click to enlarge)

Base Reflectivity

Storm Relative Velocity

Base Reflectivity

Storm Relative Velocity
Storm Damage

Spotty damage occurred along the path of the tornado. F1 damage occurred on Oakdale Church Road, three houses were damaged, one had a carport destroyed and tree damage, one had trees down on the house, and another had tree and roof damage. F1 damage occurred on White Pond Road, one house had damage to a porch and a tin shed destroyed, and there was also tree damage.


Storm Damage Pictures (click to enlarge)


Warnings in Effect



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