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Smith County Tornado

Location: Smith County
Time of Event: 2:58am, 03/28/09
Beginning Point: 9 miles SSE of Raleigh
Ending Point:
Rating: EF1, maximum winds 100 MPH
Path Length: 1 mile
Maximum Width: 200 yards
Fatalities: 0
Injuries: 0

Summary of Damages: Four homes received minor to moderate damage mainly to roofs. One home had a deck and back portion of the house ripped off. A couple of sheds were destroyed. Numerous hardwood and softwood trees snapped and uprooted. The tornado moved along County Road 94 until it lifted as that road intersected with Highway 37.