FIRST ALERT: Severe thunderstorm warnings expire for Lowcountry counties

FIRST ALERT: Severe thunderstorm warnings expire for Lowcountry counties
A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for the Tri-County area until 4:15 p.m.

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Two separate severe thunderstorm warnings issued by the National Weather Service expired Saturday afternoon.

A severe thunderstorm warning was in effect for Colleton and Dorchester Counties until 3:45 p.m. A second severe thunderstorm warning expired at 4:15 p.m. for portions of Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester Counties.

At 3:17 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles southwest of Saint George, moving northeast at 20 mph. Wind gusts of up to 60 mph and quarter-size hail is possible from the system.

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Locations that were included in the previous warnings included North Charleston, Summerville, Goose Creek, Hanahan, Middleton Place, Slands Bridge, Ladson, Givhans Ferry State Park, Walterboro, Cottageville, Williams, Round O, Canadys and Ruffin.

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