PHOTOS: Storms cause damage, flooding across S.C.

Updated: Feb. 7, 2020 at 6:05 PM EST
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Strong winds and heavy rain made their way across South Carolina on Thursday, downing trees and power lines, causing flash flooding and damaging property in the process.

Flash flooding caused several road closures in Irmo and Columbia, as well as Newberry County.

The National Weather Service confirmed one tornado touched down in Spartanburg and another in Aiken on Thursday.

Crews determined an EF-1 tornado hit Spartanburg around 10:20 a.m. It’s path extended for 10 miles.

In Aiken County, another EF-1 tornado hit around Stable View Farm along Springfield Church Road, officials said.

EF-1 tornadoes have wind speeds from 86 to 110 mph.

Strong wind gusts will continue Friday, bringing the potential for more damage.

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Town of Lexington officials say if there is a downed tree in the roadway within town limits, call the Parks Department at 803-359-1027.

To report a power outage or downed line to Dominion Energy, call 1-888-333-4465.

To see a list of current power outages, click or tap here.

Dog rescued from flooding in Greenville County

WATCH A RESCUE: Crews with Taylors Fire and Rescue spotted stranded animals and rescued them during flooding today! This is in Greenville County. FORECAST >>

Posted by WIS TV on Thursday, February 6, 2020

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