NWS confirms EF-2 tornado in Kershaw County

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UPDATE: The National Weather Service has confirmed a high-end EF-2 tornado at North Central High School in Kershaw County.


KERSHAW COUNTY, SC (WBTW) – This weekend’s severe weather left behind some significant damage in the Carolinas.

North Central High School in Kershaw County was left with major damage following the overnight storms.

The National Weather Service has confirmed tornado damage at the site. Teams are still working on an EF rating and track.

The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office took to Facebook Sunday morning to share photos of the extensive damage.

KCSO reports no injuries in the county stemming from storm, but says the school may be closed for a period of time.

The National Weather Service in Columbia has crews out to assess damage in Kershaw County and Southern Lancaster County- including the area of the high school- along with Fairfield and Newberry Counties.

The NWS in Wilimington reports tree damage near the Piggly Wiggly in Darlington resulting from severe thunderstorms. News13’s crew noticed the damage appeared to be cleaned up by 12:30 Sunday afternoon.

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