EDISTO ISLAND, S.C. (WCBD) – Homeowners were cleaning up on Edisto Island after severe weather left a path of destruction across the Island early Monday morning. Damage on the island included roofs ripped off of houses, tops of trees sheared off, and debris scattered across streets and yards.
The National Weather Service (NWS) in Charleston has confirmed a tornado touched down on the Island Monday morning. The NWS believes the storm was an EF-1, possibly an EF-2 tornado. The severity of the tornado is expected to be confirmed on Tuesday.