CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado struck areas northeast of Conway Wednesday, causing widespread damage to several properties in the area.
The tornado is being rated as an EF 1 with peak winds of 110 mph. The EF tornado scale ranges from the weakest, EF0 to the strongest, EF5 with winds of over 200 mph.
The tornado was on the ground for nearly 5 miles and up to 60 yards wide in some areas.
Read the full report from the National Weather Service: