November 2008 Carolinas tornado outbreak

2008 tornado outbreak

The November 2008 Carolinas tornado outbreak was a natural disaster in the United States on November 15, 2008.

Map of the tornadoes on November 15, 2008.


On November 14, the National Weather Service (NWS) issued a warning for severe weather during the early hours of November 15. A tornado watch was issued at 12:25 a.m. ET. The first tornado report was in South Carolina, with seven more tornadoes hitting North Carolina. The final tornado was reported at 4:36 a.m. ET and the tornado watch expired at 8:00 a.m. ET.

2 fatalities were reported, including a 11-year-old boy, and six others were injured.