Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF0
-- Length 0.5 Miles
-- Width 50 Yards
State NORTH CAROLINA
County/Area CASWELL
WFO RNK
Begin Date 03/04/2008 16:57:00 EST-5
Begin Range 3
Begin Azimuth S
Begin Location JERICHO
Begin Lat/Lon 36.24/-79.37
End Date 03/04/2008 17:02:00 EST-5
End Range 2
End Azimuth SSE
End Location ANDERSON
End Lat/Lon 36.25/-79.34
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 2.00M
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A strong cold front moving through the area resulted in severe thunderstorms producing wind damage and an isolated tornado.
Event Narrative An EF-0 tornado touched down in Alamance county North Carolina, moving north into southern Caswell county. Winds were estimated to be between 70 and 75 mph. This tornado was on the ground sporadically for one half mile crossing Vinson Road south of Anderson before lifting. This tornado caused damage to a barn near Vinson Road and downed several trees. It downed a large tree on a home along Vinson Road, blew a detached garage off its foundation and downed several large trees before lifting about one mile south of Anderson.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 2.086M 0.00K
MADISON ROCKINGHAM CO. NC 03/04/2008 15:40 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
SANDY RIDGE STOKES CO. NC 03/04/2008 16:00 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STONEVILLE ROCKINGHAM CO. NC 03/04/2008 16:00 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 3.00K 0.00K
JERICHO CASWELL CO. NC 03/04/2008 16:57 EST-5 Tornado EF0 0 0 2.000M 0.00K
BAYNES CASWELL CO. NC 03/04/2008 16:58 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 12.00K 0.00K
JONESVILLE YADKIN CO. NC 03/04/2008 19:40 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 0.50K 0.00K
ELKIN SURRY CO. NC 03/04/2008 19:40 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 60 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
SALEM SURRY CO. NC 03/04/2008 19:50 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
WILKESBORO WILKES CO. NC 03/04/2008 20:00 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 1.00K 0.00K
MT AIRY SURRY CO. NC 03/04/2008 20:30 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
MADISON ROCKINGHAM CO. NC 03/04/2008 21:20 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
MAYFIELD ROCKINGHAM CO. NC 03/04/2008 21:20 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 5.50K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 2.086M 0.00K