Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF3
-- Length 19.04 Miles
-- Width 300 Yards
State SOUTH CAROLINA
County/Area SUMTER
WFO CAE
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-04-15 07:20:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 4NNW PINEWOOD
Begin Lat/Lon 33.79/-80.5
End Date 2007-04-15 07:41:00.0 EST-5
End Location 2W MAYESVILLE
End Lat/Lon 33.98/-80.25
Deaths Direct/Indirect 1/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 5/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A cold front with strong dynamics and windshear pushed into the area late Saturday and early Sunday. Hail and microbursts accompanied the first wave of storms while the second wave of storms produced a half dozen tornadoes. The largest was an EF3 that killed on person and injured 3 others.
Event Narrative An EF3 tornado traveled from southwest to northeast of Sumter destroying a seven mobile homes, severely damaging nine framed homes, and doing light to moderate damage to an additional 62 mobile and framed homes. There was 1 fatality and 3 injuries. The tornado touched down as an EF1 and ended as an EF3 where the fatality occurred at a mobile home on hwy 76.


Event Fatality Details

Type Age Gender Fatality Location
Death 53 Female Mobile/Trailer Home


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 1 5 12.00K 0.00K
EDGEFIELD EDGEFIELD CO. SC 04/14/2007 19:06 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EDGEFIELD EDGEFIELD CO. SC 04/14/2007 19:30 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SALUDA SALUDA CO. SC 04/14/2007 19:30 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
POMARIA NEWBERRY CO. SC 04/14/2007 19:50 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WHITMIRE NEWBERRY CO. SC 04/14/2007 20:10 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 65 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WHITMIRE NEWBERRY CO. SC 04/14/2007 20:10 EST-5 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BARNWELL BARNWELL CO. SC 04/15/2007 02:40 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KLINE BARNWELL CO. SC 04/15/2007 03:22 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BAMBERG BAMBERG CO. SC 04/15/2007 03:55 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SPRINGTOWN BAMBERG CO. SC 04/15/2007 06:47 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
EHRHARDT BAMBERG CO. SC 04/15/2007 07:11 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
PINEWOOD SUMTER CO. SC 04/15/2007 07:20 EST-5 Tornado EF3 1 5 0.00K 0.00K
ORANGEBURG ORANGEBURG CO. SC 04/15/2007 07:40 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ST CHARLES LEE CO. SC 04/15/2007 07:50 EST-5 Tornado EF1 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
ORANGEBURG ORANGEBURG CO. SC 04/15/2007 08:16 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BOWMAN ORANGEBURG CO. SC 04/15/2007 08:37 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
SANTEE ORANGEBURG CO. SC 04/15/2007 08:59 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
JORDAN CLARENDON CO. SC 04/15/2007 09:15 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 1 5 12.00K 0.00K