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000 NOUS42 KCHS 101932 PNSCHS GAZ087-088-099>101-114>119-137>141-SCZ040-042>045-047>052-111945- Public Information Statement National Weather Service Charleston SC 332 PM EDT Tue May 10 2022 ...NWS Damage Survey for 04/05/2022 Tornado Event... .Update...Changed ending point to be much shorter, now ending within Allendale County, SC based on high resolution satellite data. ...EF1 Tornado near the Bamberg/Allendale County, SC Line Counties... Rating: EF1 Estimated Peak Wind: 109 mph Path Length /statute/: 1.2897 miles Path Width /maximum/: 100.0 yards Fatalities: 0 Injuries: 0 Start Date: 04/05/2022 Start Time: 06:03 PM EDT Start Location: 1 WNW Ulmer / Allendale County / SC Start Lat/Lon: 33.1124 / -81.2277 End Date: 04/05/2022 End Time: 06:05 PM EDT End Location: 1 N Ulmer / Allendale County / SC End Lat/Lon: 33.1118 / -81.2055 Survey Summary: This tornado path was originally thought to be the beginning of the long path tornado that crossed into Bamberg County, SC. New high resolution satellite data now indicates that this path was independent and much shorter. As mentioned before, this tornado touched down just west of Wells Branch Road, near the Allendale Barnwell County Line. In this area, the tornado was strongest, snapping and uprooting many trees. The tornado then appeared to have weakened as it continued eastward across a remote area, before dissipating near near the CSX Railroad line, still within Allendale County, SC. && 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 events and publication in NWS Storm Data. $$ is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.