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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
252 PM EDT MON APR 20 2015


...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SURVEY TEAM CONFIRMS A TORNADO IN BURKE 
COUNTY THAT MOVED INTO RICHMOND COUNTY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CONDUCTED A STORM SURVEY IN BURKE AND 
RICHMOND COUNTIES. THE TORNADO DEVELOPED LAKE PEARL ROAD AND MOVED 
NORTHWARD ACROSS HWY. 56 THEN CROSSING THE COUNTY LINE INTO RICHMOND 
COUNTY. THE TORNADO DISSIPATED NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF DONE ROVEN 
ROAD AND BENNOCK MILL ROAD. RESULTS DETERMINED THAT AN EF-2 TORNADO 
TOUCHED DOWN WITH ESTIMATED WINDS AT 115 MPH. THE LENGTH OF THE PATH 
WAS 4 MILES AND THE TORNADO WAS APPROXIMATELY 200 YARDS AT ITS 
WIDEST POINT. THE TORNADO TOUCHED DOWN AT APPROXIMATELY 342 PM.  

THERE WERE SEVERAL HOMES DAMAGED NEAR DONE ROVEN ROAD AND BENNOCK 
MILL ROAD. A FIFTH WHEEL TRAVEL TRAILER WAS OVERTURNED AND SEVERELY 
DAMAGED. THERE WAS ALSO SIGNIFICANT TREE DAMAGE IN THE 
AREA...ESPECIALLY TO A TREE FARM. SEVERAL TREES UPROOTED AND SNAPPED 
OFF. 

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