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Parts of Orangeburg and Dorchester counties experiencing power outages

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Portions of Orangeburg and Dorchester Counties are experiencing power outages after a severe storm produced high winds Tuesday afternoon.

Officials with Edisto Electric Cooperative tell News 2 they are actively working to restore power in Dorchester County after a tree fell on a power line on Highway 178.

Officials say power outages in both Orangeburg and Dorchester counties began around 3:00 p.m. They expect power to be fully restored within a couple of hours.

According to the National Weather Service a shed sustained damage, vinyl was blown off of a home, and trees were snapped along Highway 15 between I-26 and US 178.  There are also reports of a fallen tree on I-26 near MM 172.

If you see damage, please send your photos to us.  E-mail them to stormteam2@wcbd.com, share them on Facebook http://facebook.com/StormTeam2, or tweet us at @StormTeam2WCBD. 

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