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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
422 PM EDT FRI JUN 4 2021

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR JUNE 3, 2021 TORNADO EVENT...

.TORNADO NORTHEAST OF MULLINS...

RATING:                 EF1
ESTIMATED PEAK WIND:    90 MPH
PATH LENGTH /STATUTE/:  1.2602 MILES
PATH WIDTH /MAXIMUM/:   70.0 YARDS
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               0

START DATE:             06/03/2021
START TIME:             07:45 PM EDT
START LOCATION:         2 NE MULLINS / MARION COUNTY / SC
START LAT/LON:          34.2243 / -79.2201

END DATE:               06/03/2021
END TIME:               07:49 PM EDT
END LOCATION:           3 W NICHOLS / MARION COUNTY / SC
END LAT/LON:            34.2396 / -79.2086

SURVEY SUMMARY:
THE TORNADO FORMED NEAR OLD NICHOLS HIGHWAY NORTHEAST OF MULLINS,
SC. THE TORNADO GENERALLY MOVED NORTHEAST AND CAUSED SIGNIFICANT
TREE DAMAGE TOWARD THE END OF IRONWOOD RD. IT ALSO DESTROYED A
SMALL STORAGE BUILDING AND CAUSED MINOR DAMAGE TO 4 SINGLE WIDE
HOMES NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF GILCRIST AND IRONWOOD RDS. THE
TORNADO MOVED ACROSS GILCHRIST RD AND CROSSED AN ADJACENT CORN 
FIELD. THE TORNADO THEN CAUSED SOME ADDITIONAL TREE DAMAGE ALONG 
SUGAR SHACK PLACE PRIOR TO LIFTING BEFORE REACHING THE LITTLE PEE 
DEE RIVER. 

&&

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

NOTE:
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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