13janAll DayLoris (Horry County, SC)


Start Time:  12:45 pm EST

End Time: 12:50 pm EST

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds: 90 mph

Path length: 1.23 miles

Width: 45 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries: 0

County:  Horry

State:  South Carolina

Start Lat/Lon: 34.0423 / -78.8659

End Lat/Lon: 34.0492 / -78.8464

The tornado developed near the Loris High School football field and tracked near the visitor side bleachers and tree line.  A mobile trailer was flipped over and a few pine trees snapped off.  The tornado continued to the east-northeast across the main parking lot, where it tossed several cars and blew out the windows of dozens of others. A few tree limbs were broken out as the tornado exited across Loris Lions Road.  It also ripped the metal roof off a large storage barn near the intersection of Highway 9 and SC-66.  About half a dozen pine trees were snapped as the tornado crossed Campbell Drive.  It dissipated as it entered the forest just north of the cell
tower at the end of Campbell Drive.


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