Tornado confirmed in Richland County

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Richland County, where it knocked down trees and branches.

The storm was rated an EF-0 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale, the system that measure the intensity of tornados. EF-0 is the weakest rating, meaning it had winds between 65 mph and 85 mph

Jim Kilmer in the National Weather Service office in Columbia says the storm touched down shortly after 5:30 a.m. Saturday.

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