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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
125 PM EDT Tue Apr 4 2017

...TORNADO CONFIRMED FOUR MILES NORTHWEST OF LAURENS IN
LAURENS COUNTY SOUTH CAROLINA...

Location...Four miles northwest of Laurens in Laurens County
           South Carolina
Date...April 3, 2017
Estimated Time...From approximately 250 PM EDT to 251 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF0
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...85 mph
Maximum Path Width...75 yards
Path Length...0.75 miles, continuous
Beginning Lat/Lon...34.5537 / -82.0697
Ending Lat/Lon...34.5553 / -82.0566

* Fatalities...None
* Injuries...None

* 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 Greenville-Spartanburg SC has
confirmed a tornado four miles northwest of Laurens in Laurens
County South Carolina on April 3, 2017.

This information can also be found on our website at
weather.gov/gsp.

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

$$

JMP



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