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Tornadoes Confirmed In South Carolina

April 10, 2010 — Several tornadoes touched down across several South Carolina counties on Thursday.

The National Weather Service has confirmed that several tornadoes touched down in South Carolina on Thursday.

Severe thunderstorms crossed the state, producing tornadoes in Anderson and Oconee counties in the northwest part of the state and Beaufort County in the southeast section.

Thankfully, no one was injured during the storms, but there was quite a bit of damages.

More than a dozen homes and five barns were wrecked in Anderson County, while a roof was blown off a house and trees were uprooted in the north.

Numerous vehicles, fences and trees were severely damaged. The damage area was around 36 metres wide.

Officials say the tornadoes had maximum wind speeds of up to 144 km/hr.

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