WATCH: Surveillance video captures rain shaft Spartanburg tornado was embedded in

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SPARTANBURG COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – Surveillance footage from the Spartanburg County Courthouse has provided the first look at last Thursday’s tornado that tore through Spartanburg.

The video shows the rain shaft the tornado was embedded in. 

Take a look back at our full weather coverage from Thursday as storms were hitting our area here.

National Weather Service officials confirmed last Friday that an EF-1 tornado did touch down in Spartanburg.

According to the NWS’ public information statement, the EF-1 tornado started in Wellford at around 10:20 a.m. and ended in Cedar Springs in Spartanburg County.

The estimated maximum wind speed reached 110 mph, the maximum path width was 100 yards and 10.26 miles in path length.

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