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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
120 PM EDT Fri Aug 3 2018


...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 08/01/18 TORNADO EVENT...

Location...6.5 miles NNW of Abbeville in Abbeville County South Carolina
Date...Aug 01 2018
Estimated Time...10:29pm EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF0
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...65-75 mph
Maximum Path Width...30 yards
Path Length...0.75 miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...34.2620/-82.4175
Ending Lat/Lon...34.2716/-82.4126

...Summary...
The NWS confirms a brief and weak tornado touchdown near the 
intersection of highway 201 and Milford Dairy Road.  Primary damage
was tree falls and branches lost from trees with some damage to
out buildings.  Tornado was confirmed by the finding of convergent
tree fall directions along a roughly 3/4 mile long and 30 yard wide
path.

EF Scale: The Enhanced Fujita Scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0...Weak......65 to 85 mph
EF1...Weak......86 to 110 mph
EF2...Strong....111 to 135 mph
EF3...Strong....136 to 165 mph
EF4...Violent...166 to 200 mph
EF5...Violent...>200 mph

* The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
Storm Data.

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