Tornado watch issued for area

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A SC sheriff's office says roads have been blocked in their county due to toppled trees and downed power lines. But the man said his mobile home was left intact. No serious injuries were reported. The tornado caused property damage.

"It's the scariest thing I've been through in my entire life", Rebecca Ammons said as she packed up items to spend the night elsewhere.

Marson says residents who don't feel they have adequate shelter from tornados are encouraged to go to Golden Age Manor, where the basement is made available as a storm shelter for the public. Tree damage is likely.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 65 statute miles north and south of a line from 15 miles south southwest of Vidalia to 50 miles east northeast of Orangeburg, South Carolina. "We haven't managed to get eyes on anything as far as confirming any of that".

Around 10 a.m., the National Weather Service issued a warning that a severe thunderstorm was moving through the county and could produce tornadoes.

Rain And Storms Around For A Few Days
However, the showers are expected to ease on Wednesday and Thursday , with temperatures hitting the mid-twenties on Thursday . The front then stalls over the area and areas of low pressure ride the front like a train on a railroad track.

A tornado warning has been issued for Alexander and Iredell counties until 5 p.m. South Florida has a marginal risk of severe weather. From there, the scattered storms will sweep eastward. The combination of rain, high winds and warm temperatures will keep the area in the possible range for tornado action.

SCE&G was reporting about 30 power outages in Saluda County, 48 in Richland County and 286 in Orangeburg County late Wednesday afternoon.

Wednesday marks the second day in a row and the third day in the last four that we've had multiple tornado warnings for several areas of the First Coast.

On Friday and Saturday skies will be sunny and temperatures will hover in the 80s.

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