Tornado Touchdown in South Carolina Confirmed

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - The National Weather Service has confirmed it was a tornado that struck the Conway area as storms moved through the coast.

Meteorologist Steven Pfaff told The Sun News of Myrtle Beach (http://bit.ly/2kWxCkc ) a tornado was responsible for the damage to several homes Wednesday. No serious injuries were reported when the storm struck about noon.

About 1,000 people were left without electricity for a time because of the storm. Service had been restored to almost everyone by late Wednesday afternoon.

Horry County spokeswoman Lisa Bourcier said the storm moved sporadically for about five miles

A National Weather Service survey team is still trying to determine the strength of the tornado.

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