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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
National Weather Service WILMINGTON NC
534 PM EDT Mon Jul 23 2018

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR JULY 23, 2018 TORNADO EVENT...

Location...Myrtle Beach in Horry County SC
Date...July 23, 2018
Estimated Time...1:30 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF-0
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...60 mph
Maximum Path Width...15 yards
Path Length...0.06 miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...33.6913/-78.8784
Ending Lat/Lon...33.6926/-78.8783
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0

...Summary...
A waterspout pushed onto the beach near the 9th Avenue North public access
then moved toward the boardwalk before dissipating south of the ferris 
wheel. The event was well documented on video and did not cause any damage
to structures. 

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

EF0...Weak......60 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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SRP