Tornado in West Columbia Today

Today’s line of thunderstorms produced a tornado today in West Columbia. Here’s the map that the National Weather Service sent out.

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The tornado was categorized as an EF0. That scale goes from EF0 to EF5. So it was on the lowest end of the scale. Despite that, it still caused a fair amount of damage at a car lot. And check out these pictures taken by Misty Dyer near the North Edisto Rd south of Batesburg-Leesville.

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On Thursday, a survey team from the National Weather Service will go out and assess this damage to figure out if a tornado caused it.

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