South Carolina Storm Damage

By: Tom Campbell Email
By: Tom Campbell Email

March 19, 2008
Columbia, SC--

Insurance companies say the damage from Saturday's storms in South Carolina is at least $30 million.

More than 6,000 claims have already been filed due to the storm. Most of the damage was caused by hail and fallen trees.

The Emergency Management Division said the storm destroyed 68 homes across the state. Hundreds more were damaged.

The Weather Service confirmed at least 15 tornadoes in the state over the weekend, including an EF-3, with winds up to 165 miles an hour in Branchville.

No one was killed in South Carolina.

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