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Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF1
-- Length 2 Miles
-- Width 80 Yards
State SOUTH CAROLINA
County/Area COLLETON
WFO CHS
Report Source NWS Storm Survey
NCDC Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-04-15 08:44:00.0 EST-5
Begin Location 3SSW RUFFIN
Begin Lat/Lon 32.96/-80.82
End Date 2007-04-15 08:48:00.0 EST-5
End Location 1S RUFFIN
End Lat/Lon 32.99/-80.8
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 9/0
Property Damage 200.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Phasing of jet streams allowed for a rapidly developing low pressure system. Large scale dynamics and instability allowed for several low topped supercells to develop primarily along and ahead of a cold front over portions of western counties of our area.
Event Narrative This Tornado overturned 3 mobile homes and shifted another 7 mobile homes off there foundations. It tore the skirting away from another mobile home, destroyed a storage shed, and snapped off or uprooted dozens of trees. A couple of trees fell on a house. A vehicle and an outbuilding were also damaged. There were 9 minor injuries. Winds with this Tornado were estimated to be 100 mph using the Enhanced Fujita Scale.


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All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 9 347.00K 0.00K
CHERRY HILL BERKELEY CO. SC 04/15/2007 00:45 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 2.50K 0.00K
APPLETON ALLENDALE CO. SC 04/15/2007 03:09 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 25.00K 0.00K
ISLANDTON COLLETON CO. SC 04/15/2007 08:38 EST-5 Tornado EF1 0 0 100.00K 0.00K
ISLANDTON COLLETON CO. SC 04/15/2007 08:41 EST-5 Tornado EF1 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
RUFFIN COLLETON CO. SC 04/15/2007 08:44 EST-5 Tornado EF1 0 9 200.00K 0.00K
MONCKS CORNER BERKELEY CO. SC 04/15/2007 09:30 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 2.50K 0.00K
CARNES XRD BERKELEY CO. SC 04/15/2007 09:45 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 0.50K 0.00K
WHITEHALL COLLETON CO. SC 04/15/2007 09:55 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.50K 0.00K
SLANDSVILLE DORCHESTER CO. SC 04/15/2007 10:07 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 1.50K 0.00K
SUMMERVILLE DORCHESTER CO. SC 04/15/2007 10:20 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 0.50K 0.00K
HOBCAW PT CHARLESTON CO. SC 04/15/2007 10:30 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 62 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
COTTAGEVILLE COLLETON CO. SC 04/15/2007 10:40 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.50K 0.00K
AIRY HALL COLLETON CO. SC 04/15/2007 10:45 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.50K 0.00K
HUGER BERKELEY CO. SC 04/15/2007 10:45 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 0.50K 0.00K
SNOWDEN CHARLESTON CO. SC 04/15/2007 10:50 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 2.50K 0.00K
Totals: 0 9 347.00K 0.00K