NWS: EF-0 tornado touched down in Red Hill Sunday


HORRY COUNTY, SC (WBTW) – The National Weather Service has confirmed another tornado touched down in Horry County on Sunday.

The tornado touched down in Red Hill around 4:33 p.m. It was confirmed as an EF-0 tornado.

The tornado blew over some fences in the Bridgewater community and trees were reported torn down, according to the NWS.

The NWS said the tornado formed near Amber Lane and Wedding Lane. It caused scattered damage to large tree limbs and knocking out a sign on Hwy 501. The tornado then caused some damage to more trees from Naples Drive, Athens Drive and the north end of Bridgewater Drive before moving northeast across Steritt Swamp.

The NWS said the tornado also uprooted some trees along Lee’s Landing Circle and dissipated in the swamp south of Cotton Circle.

The NWS estimates the tornado was 20 yards wide and was on the ground for 2.27 miles. No injuries were reported.


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