Charleston tornado: How often do twisters hit South Carolina?

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Charleston tornado: How often do twisters hit South Carolina?.

The tornado moved in from the ocean and downed power lines and damaged property in Johns Island in Charleston. Still, there have been reports of “significant” residential damage — including downed trees and blocked roads, according to the CCSO’s Twitter page. They will be able to get a good estimate of the wind speeds based on the damage and that will help them determine where the tornado falls in the EF scale. JOHNS ISLAND, SC – Late Thursday night, a thunderstorm rolled in off of the ocean, a severe thunderstorm was issued, immediately followed by Tornado Warning.

The National Weather Service will be conducting a survey on Friday morning but they have released a statement and are saying a Tornado did move through the Johns Island and West Ashley areas of Charleston. The most recent major tornado event occurred in 2004, when a string of 47 twisters injured 13 people and wrought $2.77 million damages across the state. South Carolina Electric & Gas reported that by daybreak only 85 customers were without power and the company expected to have restored all outages by midmorning.

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