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NWUS52 KCAE 052103  
LSRCAE  
 
PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
403 PM EST TUE JAN 5 2021  
   
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0730 PM TORNADO 7 SE MANNING 33.61N 80.14W  
12/24/2020 CLARENDON SC NWS STORM SURVEY  
 
A NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STORM SURVEY  
CONFIRMED A WEAK EF-1 TORNADO WITH ESTIMATED  
MAXIMUM WIND SPEEDS AROUND 90 MPH NEAR  
BAGGETTE CROSSROADS IN CLARENDON COUNTY, SC.  
THE BRIEF TORNADO, LASTING APPROXIMATELY ONE  
MINUTE, BEGAN IN A FIELD OF PINE TREES EAST  
OF BLOOMVILLE ROAD WHERE IT SNAPPED AND  
UPROOTED NUMEROUS PINE TREES. THE TORNADO  
THEN MOVED NORTHEAST CAUSING DAMAGE TO HOLLY  
HILL MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH ON HIDDEN  
BRANCH DRIVE. THIN METAL ROOFING WAS TORN  
OFF PART OF THE CHURCH AND THE WALL ON THE  
EAST SIDE OF THE FELLOWSHIP HALL COLLAPSED.  
MORE PINE TREE TRUNKS SNAPPED AS THE TORNADO  
CROSSED HIDDEN BRANCH DRIVE, WITH THE  
TORNADO EVENTUALLY DISSIPATING BEFORE  
REACHING BREWER ROAD. DEBRIS FROM THE CHURCH  
WAS CARRIED APPROXIMATELY 0.6 MILES.  
CLARENDON COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES  
CONDUCTED AN INITIAL SURVEY OF THE DAMAGE  
AND PROVIDED PICTURES.  
 

 
 

 
 
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