Severe storms bring down trees, damage homes and cars in the Lowcountry

Severe storms bring down trees, damage homes and cars in the Lowcountry
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 10 p.m. (Source: Live 5)
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect until 10 p.m. (Source: Live 5)
A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 3:45 p.m. (Source: Live 5)
A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 3:45 p.m. (Source: Live 5)
A heat advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. (Source: Live 5)
A heat advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. (Source: Live 5)

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Severe storms in the Lowcountry brought heavy winds and rain that damaged homes and cars in the Lowcountry.

A severe thunderstorm warning for portions of Charleston, Dorchester, Berkeley and Colleton Counties ended at 5:30 p.m. on Friday.

Throughout the afternoon into the early evening hours Lowcountry residents reported and took pictures of downed trees on the roadway, and damaged homes and cars.

At 4:26 p.m., severe storms were located along a line from nine miles south of McClellanville to six miles east of Walterboro. Those storms were moving southeast at 30 mph.

At one point, Georgetown and Williamsburg counties were under a tornado warning.

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