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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
248 PM EDT FRI SEP 18 2020

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 9/17/2020 TORNADO EVENT...

.REEVESVILLE IN DORCHESTER COUNTY, SC...

START LOCATION...1 NNE REEVESVILLE IN DORCHESTER COUNTY SC
END LOCATION...2 NNE REEVESVILLE IN DORCHESTER COUNTY SC
DATE...09/17/2020
ESTIMATED TIME...09:13 AM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF1
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...105 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...150.0 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...0.6 MILES
BEGINNING LAT/LON...33.2219 / -80.6329
ENDING LAT/LON...33.23 / -80.6291
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

...SUMMARY...
DAMAGE SURVEY INDICATED THAT A TORNADO BEGAN NEAR A TREE
LINE EAST OF ST. MARK BOWMAN ROAD. THE TORNADO TRACKED NORTH
ACROSS A TREE FARM ON COCKADOO FARM ROAD. DAMAGE ON THE FARM
CONSISTED OF DOZENS OF SNAPPED OR UPROOTED TREES AND OVERTURNED 
HUNDREDS OF POTTED TREES AND SHRUBS. MINOR DAMAGE WAS OBSERVED TO
SIDING AND SHINGLES ON A FEW HOMES BETWEEN COCKADOO FARM ROAD AND
NEIGHBORHOOD DRIVE. THE TORNADO TRACK ENDED IN A WOODED AREA NORTH 
OF NEIGHBORHOOD DRIVE.

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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