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Severe Weather July 11, 2007
On July 11, 2007 areas of South Carolina experienced a severe weather outbreak. Scroll over the links to the left to get a better look at the pictures and details of the damage.
Conway Damage

Conway Damage

Conway Damage

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Public Information Statement

a picture of damage Snapped softwood tree. The new Enhanced Fujita Scale would assign a wind speed between 88 and 128 MPH with this damage. Official estimated wind speed of 100 MPH.
a picture of damage Snapped softwood tree...about 12 inches in diameter. The new Enhanced Fujita Scale would assign a wind speed between 88 and 128 MPH with this damage. Official estimated wind speed of 100 MPH.
a picture of damage Snapped power pole. The new Enhanced Fujita Scale would assign a wind speed of between 98 and 142 MPH. Official estimate 100 MPH.
a picture of damage Wellhouse and irrigation well damaged. Also fencing in the background.
a picture of damage West corner of house with debris from east side of house and an Oak (Hardwood) tree snapped. New Enhanced Fujita Scale assigns wind speeds of 93-134 MPH. Official estimate of 100 MPH.
a picture of damage Snapped softwood trees on West side of house.Once again...the new Enhanced Fujita Scale would assign a wind speed between 88 and 128 MPH with this damage. Official estimated wind speed of 100 MPH.
a picture of damage
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NOUS42 KILM 131928
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
330 PM EST FRI JUL 13 2007

...NWS STORM SURVEY ASSESSED TWO TORNADOES IN SOUTH CAROLINA...

DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON ON WEDNESDAY JULY 11 THUNDERSTORMS CAUSED
TWO TORNADOES.

THE FIRST TORNADO TOUCH DOWN OCCURRED AT ABOUT 515 PM IN FLORENCE
COUNTY ABOUT 4 MILES WEST OF THE TOWN OF COWARD. THE SPOTTY DAMAGE
PATH RAN EAST ABOUT 1500 YARDS LONG AND AROUND 30 YARDS WIDE, DOING
DAMAGE MAINLY TO TREES AND OUTBUILDINGS WITH WINDS ESTIMATED AROUND
100 MPH. SNAPPED SOFTWOOD TREES WERE THE MAIN INDICATOR OF THE WIND
SPEED...AND THE TORNADO WAS RATED AS AN EF1 ON THE ENHANCED FUJITA
SCALE. THERE WAS NO DAMAGE IN THE AREA EXCEPT ALONG THE PATH OF THE
TORNADO.

THE SECOND TORNADO TOUCH DOWN OCCURRED AT ABOUT 640 PM IN HORRY
COUNTY AROUND 4 MILES NORTHWEST OF CONWAY. THE DAMAGE PATH WAS
SMALLER...ABOUT 100 YARDS LONG AND 10 YARDS WIDE, SNAPPING SOFTWOOD
TREES...DAMAGING AN OAK TREE AND CAUSING MINOR DAMAGE TO STRUCTURES.
THE TORNADO WAS ALSO RATED AS AN EF1...AND THERE WAS NO OTHER DAMAGE
IN THE NEAR VICINITY.

ELSEWHERE...STRAIGHT LINE WIND DAMAGE WAS ASSESSED AT THE
WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY AIRPORT AND 4 MILES NORTHWEST OF MYRTLE BEACH.

$$

TM

National Weather Service
Weather Forecast Office, Wilmington NC
2015 Gardner Drive
Wilmington, NC 28405
(910) 762-4289


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