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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
537 PM EDT Thu Apr 6 2017

...TWO TORNADOES CONFIRMED IN ANDERSON COUNTY SOUTH CAROLINA...

...EF0 TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR ANTREVILLE IN ANDERSON COUNTY SOUTH
CAROLINA...

Location...7 NNW Antreville in Anderson County South Carolina
Date...April 6, 2017
Estimated Time...1220 AM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF0
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...85 mph
Maximum Path Width...50 yards
Path Length...250 yards
Beginning Lat/Lon...34.42N / 82.55W
Ending lat/Lon...34.42N / 82.55W
* 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 found widespread straight line wind
damage around Anderson County today, which occurred shortly after
midnight last night. Damage was more intense and concentrated in
the Bryant Road area north of Antreville. An EF0 tornado was
confirmed to have briefly touched down near Bryant Road, doing
mainly tree damage.

&&

...EF0 TORNADO CONFIRMED IN HONEA PATH IN ANDERSON COUNTY SOUTH
CAROLINA...

Location...Honea Path in Anderson County South Carolina.
Date...April 6, 2017
Estimated Time...1230 AM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF0
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...85 mph
Maximum Path Width...30 yards
Path Length...100 yards
Beginning Lat/Lon...34.44N / 82.40W
Ending lat/Lon...34.44N / -82.40W
* 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 Greenville-Spartanburg SC has
confirmed an EF0 tornado in Honea Path in Anderson County South
Carolina on April 6, 2017. Widespread straight line wind damage
occurred around the county just after midnight last night. A more
intense region of wind damage was found near Brook Street and
Roberts Street on the southwest side of Honea Path. An EF0 tornado
was confirmed to have briefly touched down near Brook Street, doing
damage to numerous trees, as well as a patio and car port structure.

&&

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

$$

HG



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