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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
358 PM EDT WED OCT 27 2010

...TORNADO CONFIRMED IN LINCOLN COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA...

LOCATION...4 MILES WEST OF VALE TO 2.5 MILES NORTHWEST OF VALE IN
LINCOLN COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA
DATE...10/26/2010
ESTIMATED TIME...710 PM EDT 
MAXIMUM EF- SCALE RATING...EF2
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...135 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...200 YARDS 
PATH LENGTH...3 MILES 
BEGINNING LAT/LON...35.54N / 81.48W
ENDING LAT/LON...35.56N / 81.438W
* FATALITIES...UNK
* INJURIES...UNK

* 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 A TORNADO TRACK IN LINCOLN COUNTY WHICH BEGAN ABOUT 4
MILES WEST OF VALE AT THE INTERSECTION OF LOCUST TRAIL AND TOLA
HOUSER LANE...AND ENDED ABOUT 2.5 MILES NORTHWEST OF VALE AT PALM
TREE CHURCH RD.

INFORMATION ABOUT THE SPECIFIC TYPE OF DAMAGE CAUSED BY THE
TORNADO WILL BE ADDED TO THIS PRODUCT ONCE THE STORM SURVEY TEAM
RETURNS TO THE OFFICE.

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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