THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FRIDAY WHICH WAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM.


IN GEORGIA THIS WATCH INCLUDED 5 COUNTIES


IN EAST CENTRAL GEORGIA


BURKE COLUMBIA LINCOLN MCDUFFIE RICHMOND


IN SOUTH CAROLINA THIS WATCH INCLUDED 18 COUNTIES


IN CENTRAL SOUTH CAROLINA


AIKEN BAMBERG BARNWELL CALHOUN CHESTERFIELD CLARENDON EDGEFIELD FAIRFIELD KERSHAW LANCASTER LEE LEXINGTON MCCORMICK NEWBERRY ORANGEBURG RICHLAND SALUDA SUMTER


THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF... AIKEN... BAMBERG... BARNWELL... BISHOPVILLE... BLACKVILLE... CAMDEN... CAYCE... CHERAW... COLUMBIA... DENMARK... EDGEFIELD... EVANS... HEPHZIBAH... JOHNSTON... LANCASTER... LEXINGTON... LINCOLNTON... LUGOFF... MANNING... MARTINEZ... MCCORMICK... NEWBERRY... NORTH AUGUSTA... ORANGEBURG... PAGELAND... RED BANK... RIDGE SPRING... SALUDA... SAVANNAH RIVER SITE... ST. MATTHEWS... SUMMERTON... SUMTER... THOMSON... WAYNESBORO... WEST COLUMBIA... WILLISTON AND WINNSBORO.