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Tornado Warning


New Event Expired

Start Time

Wed 05/15/2024 07:43 PM EDT

End Time

Wed 05/15/2024 08:15 PM EDT



Storm Location

2 mi N of Winyah Bay, SC

Storm Motion

Moving E at 25 mph


High impact

Tornadoradar indicated
Max hail size<.75 in

Locations Affected

Georgetown County Airport, SC ∙ North Island, SC ∙ Winyah Bay, SC ∙ Georgetown, SC

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Tornado Warning National Weather Service Wilmington NC 743 PM EDT Wed May 15 2024 The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a * Tornado Warning for... Southeastern Georgetown County in northeastern South Carolina... * Until 815 PM EDT. * At 742 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Georgetown, moving east at 25 mph. HAZARD...Tornado. SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation. IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely. * This tornadic thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of southeastern Georgetown County, including the following locations... Georgetown Memorial Hospital. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris. Please send your reports of hail and/or wind damage, including trees or large limbs downed, by calling the National Weather Service office in Wilmington at 1-800-697-3901. && LAT...LON 3323 7932 3339 7932 3338 7915 3335 7915 3330 7917 3325 7918 3321 7917 TIME...MOT...LOC 2342Z 280DEG 22KT 3330 7924 TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED MAX HAIL SIZE...<.75 IN