Tornado watch issued for portion of SC

Blake Casey
May 25, 2017

No damage has been reported.

WXII-TV in Winston-Salem reports people in the Courtney General Store in Yadkinville said residents locked themselves inside a bathroom and heard noises that "sounded like a train".

With the potential for severe weather Wednesday, now is the time to review the important difference between a Tornado Watch and a Tornado Warning.

There was no immediate word on injuries.

The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for part of the Tampa Bay area.

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Michael Bartlett, the pastor at Autryville Baptist Church, saw the tornado pass through his town.

Autry told the governor that state Emergency Management officials have been in contact with him about helping. At 318 PM EDT, a confirmed tornado was located over Prosperity, or 7 miles southeast of Newberry, moving northeast at 35 mph.HAZARD.Damaging tornado. It will be cloudy Thursday with the chance of a shower - dry and nice conditions for Friday.

The flood watch should expire late Wednesday night, but the threat of severe weather could linger through the Memorial Day weekend, forecasters said.

The greatest threat for severe weather is east of a line from Americus to Forsyth to Athens. Watches for Allendale and Hampton counties remain in place until 6 p.m.

The National Weather Service isn't predicting much of a chance of rain throughout today. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.