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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
108 PM EDT SAT SEP 15 2007

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

THE GREENVILLE SPARTANBURG OFFICE OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
HAS COMPLETED A SURVEY OF THE TORNADO DAMAGE THAT OCCURRED IN
LAURENS COUNTY LAST NIGHT.

THE TORNADO DAMAGE WAS LOCATED ABOUT 3 MILES NORTHEAST OF HICKORY
TAVERN ON GREEN POND ROAD. DAMAGE OCCURRED TO A HOUSE AND A MOBILE
HOME. ONE INTERESTING POINT WAS THAT EVEN THOUGH THE MOBILE HOME
WAS PROPERLY ANCHORED...IT HAD BEEN ROTATED COUNTERCLOCKWISE ABOUT
20 DEGREES OFF ITS FOUNDATION. MAJOR DAMAGE WAS ALSO NOTED TO THE
ROOFS OF BOTH STRUCTURES.

THIS DAMAGE IS CONSISTENT WITH AN EF1 TORNADO ON THE ENHANCED
FUJITA SCALE. WINDS IN THE TORNADO WERE ESTIMATED AT 87 MPH. THE
TORNADO WAS REPORTED AT 744 PM EDT. A TORNADO WARNING WAS ISSUED
BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FOR LAURENS COUNTY AT 721 PM.
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DICARLO



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