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13aprAll DayGeorgetown (Georgetown County, SC)

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Start Time: 8:15 am EDT 

End Time:  8:27 am EDT 

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds: 100 mph

Path length: 11.20 miles

Width:  50 yards

Fatalities: 0

Injuries:  0

County:  Georgetown

State:  South Carolina

Start Lat/Lon: 33.3471 / -79.4494

End Lat/Lon: 33.4188 / -79.2792


A tornado formed southwest of Pennyroyal Rd just south of Rowan Dr. The tornado crossed Pennyroyal Rd and caused significant tree damage on both sides. Power lines were also downed at this location. The tornado moved across the swampy areas near the Sampit River as if lifted toward the northeast. Eventually it moved across Hwy 17 Alt/Hwy 521 near Keever St. with tree damage on both sides of the highway. The tornado caused damage near Garrison Rd where numerous trees were snapped and uprooted. A home suffered some damage at this location with a destroyed carport and a couple damaged cars. A mobile home was damaged near Gapway Rd along with damaged power lines. It lifted toward the east-northeast and impacted a small section along Brick Chimney Rd before moving into Pawley Swamp. The tornado finally lifted near Brown’s Ferry Road and Dana Lane where it downed large limbs and some trees.


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