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Storms bring heavy rain, lots of lightning around Carolina Forest

A large number of lightning strikes hit the Carolina Forest area Monday. (Source: Eileen Reames) A large number of lightning strikes hit the Carolina Forest area Monday. (Source: Eileen Reames)
(Source: WMBF News) (Source: WMBF News)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Afternoon showers produced heavy lightning and rain totals in the areas around Carolina Forest on Monday.

According to the WMBF First Alert Weather team, the regions saw 1,000 lightning strikes around lunchtime.

Some locations in and around Carolina Forest received 4.1 inches of rain, while others saw 2.1.

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