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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 8:08 AM EST on December 02, 2016


... Tornado confirmed near Simpsonville in Greenville County South
Carolina...

Location... Simpsonville in Greenville County South Carolina
date... November 30 2016
estimated time... 445 PM EST
maximum ef-scale rating... EF1
estimated maximum wind speed... 110 mph
maximum path width... 150 yards
path length... 18.0 miles
beginning lat Lon... 34.68n/82.38w
ending lat Lon... 34.80n/82.12w
* 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 EF1 tornado on the west-southwest side of Simpsonville
in Greenville County South Carolina on November 30 2016.

An EF1 tornado with maximum winds around 110 mph moved along a track
from southwest of Simpsonville to northeast of Simpsonville. Much of
the damage was in the EF0 range. The most intense area of damage
occurred along West Georgia Road several miles southwest of
Simpsonville. In this area, numerous well built homes had roof and
siding damage and extensive tree damage occurred.

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.


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