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Tornado watch issued for CSRA

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -

A tornado watch has been issued by the National Weather Service for most counties in the CSRA.

A strong line of thunderstorms is moving towards the area. The possibility of isolated tornados does exist within these storms. The primary threat will be heavy rains and gusty winds.

The National Weather Service transmitted the following message:

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 4 IN EFFECT
UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

 IN GEORGIA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 2 COUNTIES

 IN EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA

 BURKE                 RICHMOND

 IN SOUTH CAROLINA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 12 COUNTIES

 IN CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA

 AIKEN                 BAMBERG               BARNWELL
 CALHOUN               CHESTERFIELD          CLARENDON
 KERSHAW               LEE                   LEXINGTON
 ORANGEBURG            RICHLAND              SUMTER

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