Tornado watch is issued

NWS: Risk of severe weather for tonight

This will not only provide more instability to parts of the area, especially Southside, but will also act as a trigger mechanism to get storms going.

Follow the WCTV Pinpoint Weather Team on Facebook and Twitter. The tornado caused property damage.

A mobile home park was hit by the storm with one fatality and 25 persons injured in Chetek.

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a Tornado Watch for portions of northern Florida, southeastern Georgia, central and southern SC coastal waters.

A tornado warning has been issued for Alexander and Iredell counties until 5 p.m.




On Thursday, more storms are expected, with some forecast to be severe with damaging straight line wind gusts and hail the size of golf balls.

A special marine warning about the possibility of waterspouts was also in effect until 11 a.m. from St. Augustine to Flagler Beach and stretching out 20 nautical miles, according to the National Weather Service.

A possible tornado touched down in Sampson County, North Carolina on Tuesday, injuring at least one person. The saturated ground will provide Wednesday's storms with the opportunity to create flooding issues.

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

Gov. Walker toured the area on Wednesday and made a disaster declaration the same day. They are expected to move northeast into central North Carolina later in the evening.

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