PHOTOS: Possible tornado hits Georgetown County community

The Georgetown County Emergency Services director said a possible tornado or straight line...
The Georgetown County Emergency Services director said a possible tornado or straight line winds knocked down trees as Idalia passed through the area.(Source: Georgetown County Emergency Services)
Published: Aug. 30, 2023 at 8:00 PM EDT
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GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - A possible tornado hit in Georgetown County on Wednesday night as Tropical Storm Idalia pushed through the area.

Georgetown County Emergency Management Director Brandon Ellis confirmed either a tornado or straight-line winds hit in the 600 block of Woodland Avenue in the Sampit community.

Photos show a tree down on a house and trees and branches down along roads in the area.

Ellis reported that two homes were damaged and multiple trees down in the area.