According to a report, storm spotters stated that there was “considerable damage” to the Lick Fork Campground when the storm was first reported.
After Tuesday’s tornado, first responders were deployed in Edgefield County.
Around 1 p.m., the remnants from a tropical storm created an apparent tornado which left behind the debris, the report said.
After the incident, emergency responders searched the Briggs Road area west of North Augusta. At 1:32 p.m., a multiple-vortex tornado had been reported.
According to the WRDW/WAGT First Alarm meteorologists, Edgefield was clear at 1:35 p.m.
As the storm moved northward, parts of Aiken County were put under tornado watch. A warning was also issued to the Barnwell area, the report mentioned.
Edgefield, Aiken, and Barnwell school districts sent messages to parents announcing that their children were in a “tornado mode”, or could be kept at school until the danger passed, the report said.
At 4 p.m. the danger was gone in the Columbia region, the report added.