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13aprAll DaySampit (Georgetown County, SC)

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Start Time: 8:13 am EDT 

End Time:  8:19 am EDT 

Rating:  EF1

Estimated Peak Winds: 90 mph

Path length: 4.8 miles

Width: 40 yards

Fatalities:  0

Injuries: 0

County:  Georgetown

State:  South Carolina

Start Lat/Lon:  33.3542 / -79.4727

End Lat/Lon:  33.3924 / -79.4040


The tornado formed near Sampit, SC just south of Saints-Delight Rd. It crossed Powell Rd near Anna Dr. causing damage to power lines and trees. The tornado moved across a swampy area just south of Sampit then crossed Hwy 17 alt/Hwy 521 causing damage to an auto repair shop, a small double-wide office and two rail road gates. The tornado then moved across the Sollie Road area causing damage to trees and a few mobile homes. It finally lifted after crossing a field between Sollie Circle and Goings St.


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