Tornado touches down on Myrtle Beach oceanfront, sends beach chairs flying

Tornado touches down on Myrtle Beach oceanfront, sends beach chairs flying

Beachgoers got a surprise on Friday when a tornado briefly touched down on the oceanfront in Myrtle Beach.

그만큼 twister touched down around 3:30 오후. near 74th Avenue North, 에 따르면 Myrtle Beach Fire Department.

Forecasters from the National Weather Service (NWS) 말했다 twister was found to be an EF-0 tornado, 바람과 함께 75 mph while on the beach.

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While the area was not under a tornado warning 당시, the remnants of Tropical Storm Beta 했다 moving over the area.

A tornado touched down Friday afternoon in Myrtle Beach, S.C, causing minor damage on the oceanfront.

A tornado touched down Friday afternoon in Myrtle Beach, S.C, causing minor damage on the oceanfront. (Myrtle Beach Fire Department)

Tropical remnants (like Beta) have histories of producing brief tornadoes. While radar is a great life-saving tool, it has limitations,” the NWS tweeted.Brief tornadoes often occur between radar scans.

Videos posted to social media show the tornado making its way up the beach, tossing beach chairs and umbrellas

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Fire officials shared photos of debris that littered the beachfront area after the twister blasted through.

Please be careful around this area as there may be debris and other damage in the area,” 그만큼 fire department tweeted.

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Landon Beard, a lifeguard in the area, told WBTW-TV that people saw the twister andstared running off the beach

“I turn around and it’s on the shore picking up our boxes about a hundred feet out of the air,” he told the television station. “Everybody including me just ran straight off the beach.

According to Beard, only equipment and chairs from hotels were damaged. No injures were reported.

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While still in peak hurricane season, no tropical cyclones are forecast in the next five days in the Atlantic basin.

Heavy rainfall will spread to the East Coast by Tuesday, with heavy rain and thunderstorms expected from the Carolinas to New England on Wednesday.

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폭스 뉴스’ Adam Klotz contributed to this report.

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