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Tornado Confirmed in South Carolina Wednesday

16 Feb 2017, 4:58 pm

Severe weather struck parts of South Carolina on Wednesday. One of the storms spun up a tornado in Horry County.  The National Weather Service in Wilmington, North Carolina has rated the tornado an EF-1 with estimated wind speeds of 110-mph.

The tornado touched down near Adrian Highway, just east of Sabrina Lane casing minor tree damage. The tornado moved eastward and nearly parallel to Adrian Highway , causing extensive tree damage and damage to numerous farm buildings and sheds.

As the tornado continued to move east, just east of Hucks roads, there were dozens of snapped trees and two homes. One home suffered minor damage and the other had windows blown out. The tornado crossed Johnson Shelly road and stayed just north o New Dawn Lane, causing dozens of snapped trees. Near the intersection of New Dawn lane and Highway 19, a small barn was destroyed and a large shed was completely damaged.

The tornado continued eastward and crossed New Home Circle where it nearly toppled a single wind home and caused minor damage to a couple of other trailers. The tornado lifted in a field just west of Gause road.

No injuries were reported.

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