Tornadoes damaged several homes in neighboring Union County, which had two tornadoes, County Judge Mike Loftin said.
The National Weather Service has confirmed tornadoes touched down during a severe weather outbreak in the Carolinas. The tornado traveled 20 miles from Timberlake, to Lynchburg, to Elon. The county has requested a damage assessment team from the state. Three schools were damaged so severely that they won't reopen this year and their students are being relocated to other schools.
The National Weather Service in Shreveport, LA has had a very busy few days. Damage was not catastrophic in any community and the wind speeds were on the lower end for tornadoes, but the twisters blew debris onto county roads, damaged some buildings and left some people white-knuckle driving.
Sunday's storms did bring a rotating storm into Augusta county but there was no tornado. But, as the storm moved over them, they did record a 67mph wind gust.
In Greensboro, police said 48-year-old Anthony George of Greensboro was killed about 5:45 p.m. Sunday when a tree fell on his auto.
As storms exited Arkansas, colder weather entered the state.
Lafayette County Emergency Management identified two tornado tracks in northeastern Lafayette County, MS from storms during the pre-dawn hours Saturday. That is northeast of Mountain Home.
The weather service in SC said tornadoes also hit Lexington and Irmo, but no serious injuries were reported.
The line of storms did cause minor damage across the Lowcountry and knocked out power to as many as 4,500 earlier in the day.
Single EF-1 tornadoes were reported in Gamaliel in Baxter County; Lavaca in Sebastian and Franklin counties; Ozone in Johnson County; and Umpire in Howard County.