Tornado Statistics, 2004

June 13, 2011  //  

Virginia Weather and Disaster Statistics: Tornado Statistics



  • Tornado Statistics, 2004

  • Total number of tornadoes: 86

  • Total people killed: 0

  • Total people injured: 14

  • Total damage estimated: over $70.9 million

 


This list was compiled from National Weather Service reports.


1. May 2, 2004 – Madison County – Intensity (F1)
At 7:27 p.m., an F1 tornado uprooted numerous trees and damaged several storage buildings. Damages were estimated at $8,300.


2. May 2, 2004 – King and Queen County – Intensity (F1)
At 10:30 p.m., a tornado downed several trees, destroyed a barn and adjacent outbuilding, and damaged a home. Also, a mobile home in the area was moved off its foundation. Damages were estimated at $25,000.


3. May 7, 2004 – King George County – Intensity (F1)
At 7:51 p.m., an F1 tornado touched down near Shiloh. At least a dozen dwellings and 10 boats were damaged. Several trees were also uprooted or had their tops ripped out along the storm’s three-mile path. In Stafford County, 80 to 90 mph winds destroyed two homes and caused major damage to 20 others. The Japazawas Subdivision in eastern Stafford County had about 40 trees down. Three Amtrak trains were stalled between the Chatham area of Stafford and Fredericksburg due to downed trees and power lines. In the City of Spotsylvania, the main stage at the re-enactment of the Battle of Spotsylvania collapsed due to strong winds. A number of tents and a couple of portable toilets were also blown over. Estimated damages were $10,000.


4. May 25, 2004 – Loudoun County – Intensity (F0)
At 6:49 p.m., a very weak tornado damaged a few trees near Lovettsville in northern Loudoun County. Eyewitnesses reported golf ball size hail covering the ground as this storm moved across the area. Overall damage from the tornado was minimal. The tornado ripped the tops from trees, shredded leaves and spread debris along a two-mile track. Straight-line winds downed trees and power lines in the area. At the height of the storm, thousands were without power. Some areas were pelted with nickel to half-dollar size hail, which dented cars and damaged gardens.


5. May 25, 2004 – Lancaster County – Intensity (F1)
At 11:25 p.m., a waterspout formed over Carters Creek and came ashore at Irvington Marina as a tornado. A boathouse was blown over and numerous boats were damaged. Several cars were also damaged. Estimated damages were $20,000.


6. May 26, 2004 – Lee County – Intensity (F0)
At 3:35 a.m., a n F0 tornado touched down in Lee County three miles east-northeast of Rose Hill. The tornado path length was one-half mile long and 25 yards wide. A shed was slightly damaged and some trees were reported down. Damages were estimated at $12,000.


7. May 26, 2004 – Lee County – Intensity (F1)
At 5:04 p.m., an F1 tornado touched down along U.S. Highway 58 near the Flatwood community. Its path was 1.5 miles long and 50 yards wide. The tornado moved a mobile home off its foundation and overturned a car. Total damages were estimated at $25,000.


8. May 26, 2004 – Scott County – Intensity (F0)
At 5:45 p.m., a n F0 tornado touched down in Scott County two miles south of Clinchport and traveled one-half mile east. The tornado was 50 yards wide and the only damage observed was to trees and some minor roof damage along Coutry Road 627. Damages were estimated at $20,000.


9. June 11, 2004 – Albemarle County – Intensity (F0)
At 4:12 p.m., a brief tornado touched down near Owensville. Numerous trees were snapped and some trees were defoliated.


10. June 11, 2004 – Brunswick County – Intensity (F0)
At 7:16 p.m., an F0 tornado touched down in Rawlings, damaging a roof of a house, about 100 acres of tobacco, several sheds, cars and a greenhouse. trees were downed. Estimated property damage was $10,000 and $2,000 crop damage.


11. June 25, 2004 – Brunswick County – Intensity (F1)
At 12:25 p.m., an F1 tornado with an intermittent three-mile path started one mile south-southwest of Dolphin and moved east. This tornado caused crop damage, tore tin roofs off sheds and downed several trees. Damages were estimated at $5,000.


12. June 25, 2004 – Southampton County – Intensity (F1)
At 2:30 p.m., an F1 tornado downed numerous trees in a swamp.


13. June 25, 2004 – City of Suffolk – Intensity (F1)
At 2:50 p.m., an F1 tornado downed numerous trees between the intersection of Route 660 and Route 668.


14. June 25, 2004 – City of Suffolk – Intensity (F0)
At 3:10 p.m., an F0 tornado caused damage to trees on Cypress Chapel Road in Whaleyville.


15. August 12, 2004 – City of Danville – Intensity (F1)
At 3:38 p.m., an F1 tornado touched down in western sections of Danville, severely damaging two commercial buildings and a greenhouse. Many trees were snapped or uprooted with several trees or large limbs on houses. There was one minor injury. A portion of this broken line of storms produced very heavy rainfall over the central portion of Pittsylvania County, resulting in flooding. The Virginia Department of Transportation closed several roads as a result. Estimated damages were $775,000.


16. August 14, 2004 – City of Chesapeake – Intensity (F0)
At 5:55 p.m., an F0 tornado associated with Tropical Storm Charley damaged a fence and downed trees. Estimated damages were $5,000.


17. August 30, 2004 – Dinwiddie County – Intensity (F0)
At 12:10 p.m., an F0 tornado damaged trees and lifted up and threw a shed. Damage was estimated at $10,000.


18. August 30, 2004 – Nottoway County – Intensity (F0)
At 1:10 p.m., an F0 tornado ripped sheet metal roofing off a church and snapped off tops of trees near Blackstone. Damage was estimated at $5,000.


19. August 30, 2004 – Surry County – Intensity (F0)
At 1:20 p.m., an F0 tornado downed trees and caused minor building damage in Claremont. Damage was estimated at $5,000.


19. August 30, 2004 – Prince George County – Intensity (F0)
At 1:22 p.m., an F0 tornado downed trees in Brandon.


20. August 30, 2004 – Chesterfield County – Intensity (F0)
At 1:35 p.m., an F0 tornado downed or damaged several trees in Chester.


20. August 30, 2004 – City of Hopewell – Intensity (F0)
At 1:35 p.m., an F0 tornado occurred in the Appomattox Manor area of Hopewell. The tornado downed or damaged 25 to 30 trees and damaged a shed. Estimated damages were $10,000.


21. August 30, 2004 – James City County – Intensity (F0)
At 1:42 p.m., an F0 tornado downed or damaged several trees in Jamestown.


22. August 30, 2004 – James City County – Intensity (F0)
At 2:40 p.m., an F0 tornado downed or damaged several trees near Drummonds Field Subdivision and the James River.


23. August 30, 2004 – City of Richmond – Intensity (F0)
At 3:30 p.m., an F0 tornado downed trees and caused minor damage to buildings and cars at the University of Richmond. Damage was estimated at $10,000.


24. August 30, 2004 – York County – Intensity (F0)
At 3:32 p.m., an F0 tornado downed trees on River Road and Wythe Creek Road in Poquoson.


25. August 30, 2004 – City of Hampton – Intensity (F0)
At 3:33 p.m., an F0 damaged a shed and trees on Hall Road.


26. August 30, 2004 – York County – Intensity (F0)
At 3:55 p.m., an F0 tornado downed trees and damaged roofs at Pinewood Drive and Highway 134 in Tabb causing an estimated $10,000 in damage.


27. August 30, 2004 – York County – Intensity (F0)
At 4:00 p.m., an F0 tornado blew the roof off a garage and damaged trees in Seaford causing an estimated $10,000 in damage.


28. August 30, 2004 – New Kent County – Intensity (F0)
At 4:15 p.m., an F0 tornado touched down at Cumberland Hospital, downing trees and causing some structural damage. The tornado then caused intermittent damage to trees along a nearly six-mile path ending about two miles south of Tunstall. Damage was estimated at $10,000.


29. August 30, 2004 – New Kent County – Intensity (F0)
At 4:35 p.m., an F0 tornado downed or damaged trees along routes 606, 607 and 619.


29. August 30, 2004 – Hanover County – Intensity (F0)
At 4:37 p.m., an F0 tornado downed or damaged trees along Route 693.


30. September 8, 2004 – King William County – Intensity (F0)
At 2:05 p.m., an F0 tornado blew the roof off a house near King William Road in Aylett causing an estimated $10,000 in damages.


31. September 8, 2004 – Fauquier County – Intensity (F2)
At 2:20 p.m., an F2 tornado touched down from two miles south of Bealeton and to one-half mile south of Bealeton. The storm was 200 yards wide. The tornado initially touched down near Morgansburg Road. The storm tracked north for 1.5 miles and produced significant damage to at least two homes. A roof was peeled off one home and some of the outside walls showed signs of bowing. At another dwelling, a garage door was blown into the garage and out of the sidewall. Several objects were lodged in the south side of the house. Three large greenhouses and some portable outhouses were also damaged. Two Ryder trucks were overturned and one truck fell on a small pickup, causing considerable damage. Maximum wind speeds were 115 to 130 mph. Damage was estimated at $500,000.


32. September 8, 2004 – Fauquier County – Intensity (F1)
At 2:30 p.m., an F1 tornado touched down one-half mile south of Hurlesville or almost six miles south of Warrenton. The storm was on the ground for three-quarters of a mile. No structural damage was observed, however 20 to 30 mature trees were uprooted or snapped. Maximum winds were 60-70 mph. Damage was estimated at $7,000.


33. September 8, 2004 – Culpeper County – Intensity (F1)
At 2:57 p.m., an F1 tornado briefly touched down in Elkwood, causing damage to the Willow Run Growers greenhouse complex. A building with a sturdy metal roof was completely destroyed and two cars in a parking lot were moved and a pickup truck was tipped over. Estimated winds were 75-90 mph. Damage was estimated at $50,000.


34. September 8, 2004 – Caroline County – Intensity (F1)
At 3:25 p.m., an F1 tornado damaged or destroyed several buildings and downed or sheared numerous trees. Damage was estimated at $25,000.


34. September 8, 2004 – King George County – Intensity (F1)
At 3:57 p.m., an F1 tornado moved from Caroline County along the Stafford-King George County line. Numerous large trees up to three feet in diameter were uprooted and had their tops ripped from them along Route 3 near Sealston. The storm was rated an F1 due to the extensive tree damage observed. Damage was estimated at $7,000.


35. September 8, 2004 – Stafford County – Intensity (F0)
At 4:00 p.m., the thunderstorm that produced the tornado near Sealston in King George County crossed into east Stafford County. A brief touch down occurred near Belle Plain. Minor tree damage was noted and later the same tornado briefly touched down near Aquia Bay Marina at the end of Aquia Creek Road, displacing three boats in dry dock. Damage was estimated at $10,000.


36. September 8, 2004 – Stafford County – Intensity (F0)
At 4:18 p.m., an F0 tornado touched down in north Stafford County near Boswells Corner. Initially, the storm produced minor damage to trees, and siding and shingles were torn from a few homes. Minutes later, the storm produced extensive tree damage to the Crystal Lakes neighborhood. Damage was estimated at $50,000.


37. September 8, 2004 – Buckingham County – Intensity (F0)
At 4:30 p.m., an F0 tornado briefly touched down near Gold Hill, damaging and snapping numerous trees. This tornado was spawned by the remnants of Tropical Depression Frances, which brought flash flooding and a few severe thunderstorms to portions of southwest Virginia.


38. September 8, 2004 – Prince William County – Intensity (F0)
At 4:36 p.m., an F0 tornado crossed into Prince William County from Stafford County. Damage was limited to a large, healthy stand of trees. Damage was estimated at $25,000.


39. September 8, 2004 – Fauquier County – Intensity (F0)
At 5:05 p.m., a tornado touched down briefly in a rural area two miles north of Delaplane. Several trees were uprooted or had their tops ripped from them. The storm produced intermittent damage as it tracked northeast toward Route 17. Maximum winds were estimated at 60-70 mph.


40. September 8, 2004 – Clarke County – Intensity (F0)
At 5:30 p.m., a weak tornado touched down briefly just north of Berryville at the intersection of Route 7 and U.S. Highway 340. A few trees were snapped off and maximum winds were around 65 mph.


41. September 8, 2004 – Amelia County – Intensity (F0)
At 5:40 p.m., an F0 tornado twisted off treetops near the intersection of routes 639 and 681 in Truxillo.


42. September 8, 2004 – Fluvanna County – Intensity (F0)
At 5:40 p.m., an F0 tornado demolished a mobile home, blew the roof off a house and downed trees at Route 693 and Longacre Road in Palmyra, causing an estimated $15,000 in damages.


43. September 8, 2004 – Orange County – Intensity (F0)
At 6:40 p.m., an F0 tornado touched down near Montpelier Station in central Orange County, downing wires and trees. The storm was on the ground for less than one minute and maximum winds were 50 mph.


44. September 8, 2004 – Chesterfield County – Intensity (F0)
At 7:15 p.m., an F0 tornado produced minor damage to trees near Route 288 and Woolridge Road in Midlothian.


45. September 8, 2004 – Henrico County – Intensity (F0)
At 8:20 p.m., an F0 tornado produced structural damage to outbuildings and storage facilities at several businesses along Old Osborne Turnpike. Damage was estimated at $5,000.


46. September 8, 2004 – City of Richmond – Intensity (F0)
At 8:22 p.m., an F0 tornado produced minor damage to businesses near Orleans Street causing an estimated $2,000 in damages.


47. September 17, 2004 – Henry County – Intensity (F2)
At 12:04 p.m., an F1 tornado touched down near Fieldale and crossed U.S. Highway 220 turning over two tractor-trailers and two cars. All four drivers suffered minor injuries. The tornado strengthened to F2 and damaged a nearby factory. At this location, approximately 40 vehicles were severely damaged or destroyed. The tornado then proceeded north and entered a subdivision, causing minor tree and roof damage. Damage was estimated at $53.8 million.


47. September 17, 2004 – Franklin County – Intensity (F0)
At 12:14 p.m., the remnants of the Henry County tornado briefly touched down at F0 strength as it crossed into Franklin County. Damage was restricted to several large trees, one of which landed on a residential garage.


48. September 17, 2004 – Bedford County – Intensity (F2)
At 1:12 p.m., an F0 tornado with a width of less than 50 yards touched down near Dickerson Road. The path of damage widened and varied from 100 yards to as much as 300 yards and caused moderate to strong F1 damage to trees. Some homes suffered minor damage to shingles and roofs, mainly due to trees falling on them. As the F1 tornado crossed Highway 24, it damaged trees and a building. As the tornado moved north, it increased to a weak F2 and caused minor damage to homes.


49. September 17, 2004 – Pittsylvania County – Intensity (F0)
At 2:24 p.m., a short-lived F0 tornado touched down in a hay field one-half mile from Straightstone. No damage occurred.


50. September 17, 2004 – Campbell County – Intensity (F1)
At 2:54 p.m., an F1 tornado touched down along Bear Creek Road near Rustburg, causing minor damage. The tornado then crossed Highway 24, causing a number of trees to fall and one to crush a small car in a driveway. It caused minor damage to homes. On the north side of Highway 24, the tornado blew the roof off of a detached garage.


51. September 17, 2004 – Campbell County – Intensity (F1)
At 2:59 p.m., an F1 tornado touched down on the east edge of Long Mountain just before crossing County Road 660. Fairly large trees were snapped off or uprooted and a few sheds had minor damage. The tornado crossed County Road 757 and the damage path became narrower. An aluminum roof of a medium sized shed was torn off and blown about 200 yards and a trampoline was blown across the roof of a two-story house and dropped about 200 yards away.


52. September 17, 2004 – Albemarle County – Intensity (F0)
At 3:44 p.m., local broadcast media reported that a weak tornado briefly touched down in Earlysville.


53. September 17, 2004 – Fauquier County – Intensity (F3)
At 4:02 p.m., a strong tornado touched down in southern Fauquier County near Remington. A home was pushed off its foundation and a new pickup truck was lifted and hurled 75 yards over trees and power lines. It was found upside down in a field. Damage was estimated at $250,000.


54. September 17, 2004 – Amelia County – Intensity (F1)
At 4:04 p.m., an F1 tornado blew the roof off a garage and lifted it off its foundation. Damage was estimated at $10,000.


55. September 17, 2003 – Greene County – Intensity (F2)
At 4:05 p.m., an F2 tornado touched down near Standardsville, tearing a roof off a building just south of U.S. Highway 33. The roof was also torn off a house just north of U.S. Highway 33. The most extensive damage occurred around Highway 621 where four dwellings and a mobile home were destroyed. Three people were injured. Approximately 50 other structures were damaged, including a nearby country club and a concrete block building. A trailer filled with cattle gates was also destroyed. Damage was estimated at $3 million.


56. September 17, 2004 – Warren County – Intensity (F0)
At 4:10 p.m., a weak tornado produced minor damage to some large trees near Front Royal.


57. September 17, 2004 – Fauquier County – Intensity (F2)
At 4:12 p.m., an F2 tornado touched down near Opal and tracked north. The tornado produced severe tree damage and some structural damage to several dwellings before dissipating near Warrenton. This was the second of three tornadoes in Fauquier County associated with the remnants of Hurricane Ivan. Damage was estimated at $500,000.


58. September 17, 2004 – Madison County – Intensity (F2)
At 4:12 p.m., a thunderstorm that moved into Madison County from Greene County produced tornado damage near Hood. A number of homes were damaged, an aluminum garage was destroyed and a rock chimney was torn off. The tornado remained on the ground for several miles and tracked northward into the higher terrain of western Madison County. Several large areas of mature mixed forest were almost completely leveled in the Rapidan Wildlife Management Area and the Shenandoah National Park. Damage was estimated at $200,000.


59. September 17, 2004 – Caroline County – Intensity (F1)
At 4:15 p.m., an F1 tornado downed numerous trees near Cosbys Corner, snapping many of them off at 10 feet above ground level. A cinderblock, detached garage and a mobile home was totally destroyed. Damage was estimated at $25,000.


60. September 17, 2004 – Fauquier County – Intensity (F2)
At 4:24 p.m., an F2 tornado produced widespread structural damage to two subdivisions in northern Fauquier County. The tornado caused some small items to be lodged into the sides of homes, vehicles and trees. Numerous large, healthy trees were uprooted and snapped. This was the third tornado in Fauquier County associated with the remnants of Hurricane Ivan. Damage was estimated at $750,000.


61. September 17, 2004 – Spotsylvania County – Intensity (F0)
At 4:29 p.m., emergency personnel witnessed a weak tornado in the New Crest Area that caused minor damage to homes and trees.


62. September 17, 2004 – City of Fredericksburg – Intensity (F0)
At 4:36 p.m., a thunderstorm moved from Spotsylvania County into the eastern portion of the City of Fredericksburg, scattering debris along Dixon Street. No property damage was reported.


63. September 17, 2004 – Frederick County – Intensity (F2)
At 4:39 p.m., an F2 tornado produced a nearly continuous path of damage for five miles in eastern Frederick County. It touched down west of Millwood Pike near the Winchester Airport. Three homes suffered roof damage, a detached two-car garage was destroyed, a platform deck was blown away, an office trailer was overturned and numerous trees along the track of the storm were uprooted or had their tops ripped from them. Damage was estimated at $250,000.


64. September 17, 2004 – Stafford County – Intensity (F1)
At 4:42 p.m., a tornado touched down in central Stafford County near Stones Corner. The storm tracked north-northeast and lifted near Stafford. The damage was limited to mature trees and large limbs. The tornado had a six-mile intermittent track, continuing into Prince William County. Damage was estimated at $10,000.


65. September 17, 2004 – Prince William County – Intensity (F2)
At 5:26 p.m., a tornadic thunderstorm moved through central Prince William County. This is the same storm that produced damage earlier in Stafford County. The tornado initially touched down in Prince William County just west of Dale City, near Independent Hill and Dumfries Road. The storm snapped or uprooted many large hardwood trees and some trees fell on houses and other structures. The tornado lifted and then re-formed for the second touchdown in Manassas. Several homes suffered roof and shingle damage. An automobile was moved several feet. Damage also occurred in Manassas Park and Yorkshire Village. This tornado continued north into Fairfax County. Damage was estimated at $1 million.


66. September 17, 2004 – Fairfax County – Intensity (F2)
At 5:55 p.m., an F2 tornado e ntered western Fairfax County from Prince William County. Beginning on Old Centerville Road, the storm produced scattered tree damage and minor roof damage to structures in the London Town area. The tornado carved a line of damage from Lee Highway northward into the Centerville and Chantilly areas. It destroyed one home and damaged 50 others. This storm was also responsible for one injury and downed trees and power lines. The path of the storm was approximately seven miles long. Damage was estimated at $2.5 million.


67. September 17, 2004 – Loudoun County – Intensity (F2)
At 6:12 p.m., an F2 tornado moved into eastern Loudoun County from Fairfax County near the Dulles International Airport. The storm produced a tornado, which passed within one-half mile of the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Sterling. This prompted the staff on duty to seek shelter in a saferoom. As the storm traveled north from the Dulles International Airport, it produced minor tree damage. More extensive damage occurred north of Waxpool Road at the Beaumede Corporate Park. Seven buildings were damaged and a wall collapsed in one of the buildings. A tractor-trailer was overturned and two cars were pushed into the side of a building. The tornado weakened as it traveled north. The remainder of the damage was reported just north of Route 7. Damage was estimated at $3 million.


68. September 17, 2004 – Goochland County – Intensity (F1)
At 4:50 p.m., an F1 tornado downed several trees in Manakin.


69. September 17, 2004 – Louisa County – Intensity (F1)
At 4:56 p.m., an F1 tornado blew two mobile homes into a creek and downed or snapped off numerous trees. Damage was estimated at $20,000.


70. September 17, 2004 – Henrico County – Intensity (F0)
At 4:59 p.m., an F0 tornado damaged homes in the Hampshire and Autumnwood subdivisions in Short Pump, tearing shingles off roofs and blowing garage doors in. Damage was estimated at $15,000.


71. September 17, 2004 – Spotsylvania County – Intensity (F0)
At 5:05 p.m., a brief tornado touched down near Holladay. It was video taped by a local fire fighter. No damage or injuries were reported.


72. September 17, 2004 – Orange County – Intensity (F1)
At 5:15 p.m., an F1 tornado touched down in a heavily forested area near the western end of Lake Anna, southeast of Lahore. The tornado caused significant damage to two homes and uprooted or ripped the tops from several trees. Damage was estimated at $150,000.


73. September 17, 2004 – Loudoun County – Intensity (F1)
At 5:20 p.m., an F1 tornado touched down in western Loudoun County. This storm was a continuation of a storm that moved through Fauquier County. The storm first touched down south of Hamilton and intermittent damage was discovered from Hamilton to Lovettsville. Near Hamilton, a farmhouse, horse barn and outbuildings were severely damaged or demolished. In addition, flying debris injured two thoroughbred horses. The tornado produced damage along a 12-mile track. Damage was estimated at $500,000.


74. September 17, 2004 – Orange County – Intensity (F2)
At 5:28 p.m., a thunderstorm produced a second tornado in Rhodesville along Route 20 in eastern Orange County. A shed, horse trailer and two silos were destroyed on one farm. A tree was thrown onto a house and a mobile home was destroyed. The storm continued northward and produced sporadic and less significant damage. Damage was estimated at $75,000.


75. September 17, 2004 – Culpeper County – Intensity (F1)
At 5:36 p.m., an F1 tornado touched down in Mitchells along Route 615. The tornado moved over several out buildings and homes. At least 12 homes were moderately to severely damaged. Numerous trees were uprooted and a shed was picked up off its foundation. Damage was estimated at $850,000.


76. September 17, 2004 – Frederick County – Intensity (F1)
At 5:37 p.m., an F1 tornado touched down in western Frederick County about one mile east of Middletown and Interstate 81. A large two-story brick garage was nearly destroyed when its roof was blown off. Several barns and outbuildings had roof damage. In the western end of the Stonebrook Farm subdivision, approximately 100 oak and other hardwood trees ranging from 18 to 36 inches in diameter had their tops ripped from them or snapped 20-50 feet from the base in roughly a two-block area. In addition, one home was completely destroyed and over 100 others were damaged due to falling trees. The path of the storm was nine miles long. Damage was estimated at $1 million.


77. September 17, 2004 – City of Manassas – Intensity (F1)
At 5:40 p.m., an F1 tornado touched down on the east side of the City of Manassas. It produced structural and tree damage, then continued into Manassas Park. The tornado damaged several homes before lifting in the Yorkshire subdivision. Damage was estimated at $500,000.


78. September 17, 2004 – Hanover County – Intensity (F0)
At 5:40 p.m., an F0 tornado downed several trees.


79. September 17, 2004 – Caroline County – Intensity (F0)
At 5:42 p.m., an F0 tornado downed several trees.


80. September 17, 2004 – Culpeper County – Intensity (F1)
At 5:50 p.m., an F1 tornado touched down north of Culpeper near Catalpa and damaged a home causing an estimated $150,000 in damages.


81. September 17, 2004 – Caroline County – Intensity (F1)
At 6:11 p.m., an F1 tornado downed numerous trees on Friendship Road, snapping many of them off at 10 feet above ground level. One tree fell on a house and caused significant damage. Damage was estimated at $10,000.


82. September 17, 2004 – Caroline County – Intensity (F1)
At 6:23 p.m., an F1 tornado downed numerous trees near the intersection of Route 615 and Route 728 around Four Winds Golf Course. Two homes were significantly damaged and many trees were snapped off at 10 feet above ground level. Damage was estimated at $15,000.


83. September 17, 2004 – King George County – Intensity (F1)
At 6:25 p.m., an F1 tornado crossed central King George County, touching down near the intersection of Route 3 and 607 near Popcastle. Frame homes in the Lake Jefferson subdivision and nearby Igo Road areas were damaged by trees. Windy Hill Farm also reported extensive damage to the barn and two other outbuildings. The storm then crossed Comorn Road, just south of Osso. The storm damaged a home as it entered the Potomac River at the end of Route 641. Damage was estimated at $500,000.


84. September 17, 2004 – Goochland County – Intensity (F1)
At 6:34 p.m., an F1 tornado partially blew the roof off a home in the Three Oaks subdivision off Broad Street. Numerous trees were snapped and blown down. Damage was estimated at $10,000.


85. September 17, 2004 – Greensville County – Intensity (F0)
At 6:35 p.m., an F0 tornado damaged a few homes and a shed along Old Brunswick Road/Route 607 causing an estimated $5,000 in damage.


86. September 28, 2004 – Pittsylvania County – Intensity (F1)
At 4:58 a.m., an F1 tornado touched down in the Oak Ridge area of southwest Pittsylvania County. Damage in this area was rated F0 with a few downed trees. The tornado continued in a northerly direction leaving an intermittent path of damaged/downed trees. Over the last three miles of the path, the damage became continuous and the tornado briefly reached F1 status resulting in the destruction of mobile home on Hill Creek Road in the town of Dry Fork. The owner sustained minor injuries. On Foxridge Road in Chatham, numerous large trees were uprooted or snapped. One of these large trees landed on a newly constructed garage, destroying it. This tornado was spawned by the remnants of Hurricane Jeanne.

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