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Public Information Statement
Issued: 2:48 PM EDT Sep. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... NWS damage survey for 09/16/2018 tornado event...

.Bayshore tornado...

Start location... Bayshore in New Hanover NC
end location... Bayshore in New Hanover NC
date... September 16 2018
estimated time... 12:02 am EDT to 12:04 am EDT
maximum ef-scale rating... EF0
estimated maximum wind speed... 85 mph
maximum path width... 50 yards
path length... 0.25 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 34.2759/-77.7979
ending lat/Lon... 34.2770/-77.8001
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

... Summary...
a brief tornado touched down on the south side of bicayne drive at
pages creek. The tornado moved NW for about 2 minutes and snapped
a couple dozen trees up to 14" in diameter, uprooted several large
trees, and caused significant roof damage to a home on Biscayne
drive. The tornado ended near the intersection of Bayshore drive
and Biscayne drive.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
storm data.


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248 PM EDT Tue Sep 18 2018

... NWS damage survey for 09/16/2018 tornado event...

.Bayshore tornado...

Start location... Bayshore in New Hanover NC
end location... Bayshore in New Hanover NC
date... September 16 2018
estimated time... 12:02 am EDT to 12:04 am EDT
maximum ef-scale rating... EF0
estimated maximum wind speed... 85 mph
maximum path width... 50 yards
path length... 0.25 miles
beginning lat/Lon... 34.2759/-77.7979
ending lat/Lon... 34.2770/-77.8001
* fatalities... 0
* injuries... 0

... Summary...
a brief tornado touched down on the south side of bicayne drive at
pages creek. The tornado moved NW for about 2 minutes and snapped
a couple dozen trees up to 14" in diameter, uprooted several large
trees, and caused significant roof damage to a home on Biscayne
drive. The tornado ended near the intersection of Bayshore drive
and Biscayne drive.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories:

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

* the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in NWS
storm data.


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