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What does SLW stand for?

SLW stands for Straight Line Winds (meteorology)

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Both straight line winds and pressurized winds can cause different damage --- from uplifting the shingles off the roof to pushing intense wind-driven rain and flying debris onto the roof.
I told them about snowshoes, owls, trees, forestry, ecological succession, black cherry burls, lichens, tornadoes, straight line winds, glaciers, ancient river valleys, groundwater movement, lake levels, animal hibernation, torpor, quinzee construction, winter camping, tracking, and probably a dozen other topics.
During this relatively weak phase of the tornado, the parent supercell storm began producing significant straight line winds from a large rear flank downdraft (RFD)just south of the tornado track.
MISSISSIPPI, North Lafayette County Abbeville 02 1333CST 1338CST Tunica County Clayton 02 1440CST 1445CST De Soto County 2 ESE Cub Lake 02 1520CST 1525CST Straight line winds knocked down a few trees on Arkabutla Dam Road.