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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
312 PM EDT SUN JUN 30 2013

...MULTIPLE TORNADOES CONFIRMED ON JUNE 29 2013...

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR SOCASTEE IN HORRY COUNTY SOUTH CAROLINA...

LOCATION...SOCASTEE IN HORRY COUNTY SOUTH CAROLINA
DATE...JUNE 29 2013
ESTIMATED TIME...4:15 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...60 MPH 
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...30
YARDS PATH LENGTH...0.11 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...34.6466N / -79.0416W 
ENDING LAT/LON...33.6469N / -79.0397W
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON NC HAS CONFIRMED A
TORNADO NEAR SOCASTEE IN HORRY COUNTY SOUTH CAROLINA ON JUNE
29 2013.

A TORNADO BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN IN THE CAMERON VILLAGE SUBDIVISION
OFF OF BAY ROAD BETWEEN HIGHWAY 707 AND ENTERPRISE ROAD. THE
TORNADO PRODUCED EF0 DAMAGE TO APPROXIMATELY SIX HOMES. DAMAGE
WAS LIMITED PRIMARILY TO THE LOSS OF A SMALL NUMBER OF
SHINGLES...THE LOSS OF SMALL AMOUNTS OF VINYL SIDING AND SOFFIT
TRIM...AND BROKEN WINDOWS DUE TO FLYING DEBRIS. RADAR DATA
SUGGESTS THIS TORNADO DAMAGE WAS PRODUCED FROM A SEPARATE
CIRULATION THAN THE STORM THAT PRODUCED DAMAGE OFF OF BREEZEWOOD BLVD.

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/ILM.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES
INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

&&

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR SOCASTEE IN HORRY COUNTY SOUTH CAROLINA...

LOCATION...SOCASTEE IN HORRY COUNTY SOUTH CAROLINA
DATE...JUNE 29 2013
ESTIMATED TIME...4:26 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...60 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...50 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...125 YARDS
BEGINNING LAT/LON...33.6998N / -79.0091W
ENDING LAT/LON...33.7008N / -79.0093W
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WILMINGTON NC HAS CONFIRMED A
TORNADO NEAR SOCASTEE IN HORRY COUNTY SOUTH CAROLINA ON JUNE 29 2013.

A TORNADO BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 31
AND HIGHWAY 544 NEAR THE RETENTION POND OFF OF BREEZEWOOD BLVD.
THE TORNADO PRODUCED EF0 DAMAGE TO APPROXIMATELY 4 HOMES. DAMAGE
WAS LIMITED PRIMARILY TO THE LOSS OF A SMALL NUMBER OF SHINGLES...
THE LOSS OF SMALL AMOUNTS OF VINYL SIDING AND SOFFIT TRIM...AND A
FEW TREES. RADAR DATA SUGGESTS THIS TORNADO DAMAGE WAS PRODUCED
FROM A SEPARATE CIRULATION THAN THE STORM THAT PRODUCED DAMAGE IN
THE CAMERON VILLAGE SUBDIVISION.

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/ILM.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES
INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

$$

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