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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
101 PM EDT Tue Apr 17 2018

...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 04/15/18 TORNADO EVENT...

.YORK COUNTY SOUTH CAROLINA...

Start Location...4 SW Lake Wylie in York County SC
End Location...3 WSW Lake Wylie in York County SC
Date...04/15/2018
Estimated Time...02:58 PM EDT
Maximum EF-Scale Rating...EF0
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...85 mph
Maximum Path Width...75 yards
Path Length...1.05 miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...35.0851 / -81.1161
Ending Lat/Lon...35.0966 / -81.1039
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0

...Summary...
The damage path of this tornado began between Clover and Lake Wylie,
along Mountainview Road, where large tree branches were broken. The
tornado moved very quickly northeast, crossing SC Highway 55, where
it then passed through the Timberlake subdivision. Several homes in
the subdivision sustained roof, siding, and window damage. A number
of hardwood trees were uprooted, with large branches downed from
others. A plastic fence also was destroyed. The tornado exited
Timberlake to the northeast, uprooting additional hardwood trees
before dissipating near Kerrydale Court. The tornado was on the
ground for approximately 2 minutes.

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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Wimberley/Wilkinson



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