Update: Weather Alert

Stay with ABC Columbia for continuing coverage of the severe weather that is moving through several counties.

Newberry County Sheriff:

A possible tornado passed over the area just outside Prosperity this afternoon.

There are several roads that will be closed for a while due to trees and power lines on the roads. Work in ongoing to clear the roads as quickly as possible.

The majority of the property damage is located in the area of Cy Schumpert Road over to Mid Carolina High School.

There are approximately 6 homes damaged ranging from minor to severe.

There are no known injuries associated with the storm.

Authorities say civilians should not enter the storm damaged area because of the downed power lines and debris.

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