COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Midlands had several tornado warnings Wednesday morning and while it's still unclear if a twister touched down, there are signs of damage in several areas in central South Carolina.
All tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings and watches which had been in effect have since expired.
Lexington County Emergency Services says there was an apparent tornado touchdown on Old Orangeburg Road and Platt Springs Road. There was also pictures of a carport flipped on Woodford Road from Highway 178 across over to Highway 321 near the Lexington/Orangeburg County line.
News19 also received a video of a funnel cloud over Red Bank, South Carolina.
While no tornado has been confirmed yet, the National Weather Service did say there was a tornado debris field that could be seen on radar near South Congaree and on I-26 in northern Calhoun County.
Video shows funnel cloud over Red Bank, SC
Meanwhile, the weather will improve this evening. Mostly sunny skies are forecast for Thursday. Friday will be sunny and a little cooler.
As a reminder, during a tornado watch, tornadoes are possible in and near the watch area. Review and discuss your emergency plans and check supplies and your safe room. Be ready to act quickly if a warning is issued or you suspect a tornado is approaching.
Watches are issued by the Storm Prediction Center for counties where tornadoes may occur. The watch area is typically large, covering numerous counties or even states.
A strong, slow-moving cold front will cross the area later this evening and tonight, this will help clear our skies out overnight. Lows will be in the upper 40s to lower 50s Thursday morning.
Friday will be sunny and seasonable with highs in the upper 50s to near 60 degrees. Saturday will be sunny and pleasant with temperatures topping out around 60 during the afternoon.