Thunderstorm Warning for Beaufort County SC and 5 More

CHARLESTON, SC (548 PM EDT SUN APR 14 2019) — The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for portions of Effingham County in southeastern Georgia Beaufort County in southeastern South Carolina Hampton County in southeastern South Carolina Colleton County in southeastern South Carolina Dorchester County in southeastern South Carolina Jasper County in southeastern South Carolina until 645 PM EDT. At 548 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Hampton to 9 miles southeast of Lake Warren State Park, moving northeast at 70 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Expect damage to trees and powerlines. Locations impacted include Summerville, Walterboro, Hampton, Yemassee, Lake Warren State Park, Indian Field, Saint George and Slands Bridge. This warning includes I-95 in South Carolina between mile markers 28 and 85. A tornado watch remains in effect for the warned area. Tornadoes can develop quickly from severe thunderstorms. Although a tornado is not immediately likely, if one is spotted, act quickly and move to a place of safety inside a sturdy structure such as a basement or small interior room. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Report damage directly to the Charleston National Weather Service at 1-888-383-2024 when it is safe to do so.

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