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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
502 PM EDT WED OCT 15 2014

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR 10 S-SW OF MARION IN MCDOWELL COUNTY
NORTH CAROLINA...

*LOCATION...10 S-SW OF MARION IN MCDOWELL COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA
*DATE...10/14/2014
*MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0
*ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...75-80 MPH
*MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...350 FEET
*PATH LENGTH...4 TENTHS OF A MILE BEGINNING LAT/LON...35.54 /82.06W
 ENDING LAT/LON...35.55 / 82.06W

* THIS IS PRELIMINARY INFORMATION RELAYED FROM OUR STORM DAMAGE
  SURVEY TEAM. ADDITIONAL...AND COMPLETE INFORMATION...WILL BE
  PROVIDED UPON THEIR RETURN.

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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