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April 16, 2019 - 10:29 am
The National Weather Service confirmed Monday afternoon that an EF1 tornado passed through parts of Simpsonville late Sunday night, coming as no surprise for some Simpsonville residents. Grant Lockridge, resident near Alder Park, says the storm being classified as a Tornado makes sense. “That was...
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April 15, 2019 - 9:54 am
Severe thunderstorms hit areas of western North Carolina and upstate South Carolina Sunday afternoon, leaving thousands without power. Several Carolina counties were affected and some were even placed under tornado warning Sunday starting around 2:00pm. The storm lasted throughout the day and...
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Evan Smith
October 11, 2018 - 3:00 pm
Above: The Reedy River gushed and surged during the rainfall, but never rose above banks (although our reporter was quick to mention the smell of sewage was palpable as a spray misted the air with a less-than-ideal odor) As the need for immediate life-safety and disaster response resources begins...
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Evan Smith
September 26, 2018 - 4:28 pm
Simpsonville Mayor Janice Curtis said that after the tornado they went through several years ago, she can understand how someone could feel helpless after a natural disaster. “But sometimes just having your basic needs met makes a lot of difference," Curtis said, "at least as far as coping with...
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January 04, 2018 - 10:38 am
State emergency officials warn residents that the danger is not over.
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Ed Jenson
April 04, 2017 - 11:57 am
National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-0 tornado hit Monday close to Greenville/Pickens county line near White Horse Road. Authorities say the storm had winds of 65 to 85 mph. Only tree damage was reported. The weather service is also looking at damage in Union and Laurens counties.
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Ed Jenson
April 03, 2017 - 6:47 pm
Severe weather caused havoc across the Upstate on Monday.. There were numerous reports of trees and powerlines down also home damage was reported. In Whitmire, a storm claimed the life of a Whitmire man. The Union County Sheriff’s Office said 66 year old Jason Matthews died after his mobile home...
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Ed Jenson
March 21, 2017 - 6:40 pm
Severe thunderstorms roamed across the upstate Tuesday night. There were reports of heavy rain and hail across the region.. Multiple fire departments responded to the scene of a house fire on Glassy Mountain Road in Greenville County. Officials believe it was started by lightning. Hail ranging from...
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