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The damage reports keep rolling in, and the tornado counts keep rising after deadly super cell tears across SC.
NEW: SCEMD release 04/17/2020
'SCEMD and county emergency managers have determined1,478homes in22counties sustained some type of damage. Of those,206homes have major damage and147were destroyed. As damage assessments continue, the number of homes affected will change.'
Gov. announced Thursday live on 94.3 WSC:
-Boat Ramps to reopen 12 pm Friday
-Shutdown remains, but end is near
-June Primary dates remain, not moving
-Twister count now at 16, five were EF3’s (the strongest to hit our state since 1984)
-Number of SC counties affected by storms raised to 21
-Statewide infrastructure damage stands at $10 million, climbing
-1147 homes damaged, 199 major damage, 198 homes destroyed
- 2500 trees blocked 100 roads
-Three more weeks of debris removal expected
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Join area Cadets, bikers offering lowcountry tornado relief
Chris Cox tells 94.3 WSC his Congressional campaign to unseat Joe Cunningham in the first district is on 'temporary' hold while organizing storm relief for the victims of the recent rare and devastating tornadoes that ravaged 21 counties across South Carolina.
Take a listen to this podcast as Cox joined host Kelly Golden from a terribly battered portion of Monks Corner.
Cadets, bikers, volunteers from Jeff Cook Real Estate and John Price Law Firm along with others from across the lowcountry continue to arrive on site offering help.
Want to help clean up?
Call 'Smiley' (Gene) at (843) 330-2171 for more information