EF-0 tornado touched down in Laurens Co. Wednesday, NWS confirms

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LAURENS CO., SC (WSPA) – The National Weather Service said a weak tornado touched down near Gray Court Wednesday evening.

According to the NWS, the EF-0 tornado touched down around four miles west of Gray Court in Laurens County just before 8:30pm.

The NWS said the twister had estimated maximum wind speeds of 80 miles per hour.

The tornado damaged trees and a few outdoor structures, including a carport, in the area of Greenpond Road, Cooley Road and Perrin Circle.

The tornado was on the ground for just under a half-mile.

Nobody was hurt in the tornado.

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