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NOUS42 KGSP 162254

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
654 PM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018



Start Location...2 WNW Davidson in Iredell County NC
End Location...2 N Mooresville in Iredell County NC
Estimated Time...03:25 PM EDT
Estimated Maximum Wind Speed...80 mph
Maximum Path Width...200-300 yards
Path Length...7.32 miles
Beginning Lat/Lon...35.5147/-80.8696
Ending Lat/Lon...35.6057/-80.8111
* Fatalities...0
* Injuries...0

The wind damage event in Iredell county on Sunday, April 15 began
at West Paces Rd at the shoreline of Lake Norman around 3:25 PM.
The wind damage path continued about 7.6 miles north-northeast and
ended at Goodwin Circle and Highway 150 around 3:50 PM. The wind
damage width varied considerably from roughly 200 to 300 yards to between
50 and 100 yards. A wind measurement of 50 mph was reported at the
Lowe`s corporate helipad at 1000 Lowe`s Blvd. This is located 300
yards from Medical Park Dr. It was noted in the wind damage swath
that several microburst episodes occurred. Winds for the entire
path length were estimated between 70 and 80 mph with the higher
values near microburst episodes.

* 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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