Tornado Warnings in Carolinas From Tropical Depression Fred

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U.S.|Tropical Depression Fred touches disconnected tornadoes successful the Carolinas.

A car   driving done  flood waters adjacent   Atlanta connected  Tuesday arsenic  the remnants of Tropical Storm Fred made their mode   done  the region.
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Neil Vigdor

  • Aug. 17, 2021, 4:15 p.m. ET

The remnants of Tropical Depression Fred touched disconnected a concatenation absorption of tornadoes and tornado warnings crossed the Southeast connected Tuesday, particularly successful the Carolinas, 1 time aft the tempest strategy made landfall on Florida's Gulf Coast.

Tornadoes were reported successful Edgefield, S.C., and successful Iredell County, N.C., astir 50 miles northbound of Charlotte. There were nary contiguous reports of injuries.

In Greenville County, S.C., nationalist schoolhouse students and teachers were instructed to structure successful place connected Tuesday day aft a tornado informing was issued for the area, section media outlets reported. The informing was aboriginal canceled.

In different parts of the Carolinas, the menace of tornadoes produced by the tempest continued, with warnings remaining successful effect into Tuesday night.

Fred was expected to determination crossed bluish Georgia and the confederate Appalachian Mountains aboriginal connected Tuesday, bringing 4 to 8 inches of rainfall — totals that could emergence to 10 inches successful a fewer areas, according to the National Weather Service.

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