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000 NOUS42 KILM 180002 PNSILM NCZ087-096-099-105>110-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-054>056-058-059- 181215- PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT National Weather Service Wilmington NC 702 PM EST Wed Feb 17 2021 ...NWS Damage Survey For 02/15/21 Microburst .Bear Pen Airstrip Microburst... Peak Wind: 110 mph (estimated) Path Length /statute/: 0.2 miles Path Width /maximum/: 400 yards Start Date: Feb 15, 2021 Start Time: 11:57 PM EST Start Location: 14 SW Delco, NC Start Lat/Lon: 34.1270 / -78.3541 End Date: Feb 15, 2021 End Time: 11:58 PM EST End Location: 14 SW Delco NC End Lat/Lon: 34.1278 / -78.3508 A few hundred trees were snapped or uprooted by a microburst west of the Bear Pen Airstrip. This damage occurred near, but separate from the path of the tornado that damaged the Ocean Ridge Plantation neighborhood about 20 minutes earlier. NOTE: The information in this statement is preliminary and subject to change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS Storm Data. $$ CRM/SRP

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