WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — For the second time today, the National Weather Service has issued a TORNADO WARNING for southwestern Brunswick County and southern Columbus County. The warning is until 7:15 p.m.
At 6:33 p.m., National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado near Longs, SC, or about six miles Northwest of Little River, SC, moving northeast at 20 mph. A funnel cloud was also spotted in the area.
Some locations in the warning include:
In addition to the tornado, this story is capable of producing quarter size hail and destructive straight line winds.
Earlier this afternoon, the NWS issued a tornado warning for the same area. That warning expired at 5:15 p.m.