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Tornado watch for Beaufort and Jasper Counties, National Weather Service says

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The National Weather Service out of Charleston has issued a tornado watch for Beaufort and Jasper County.

The watch was issued at 3:35 p.m. and extends until 11 p.m. Sunday.

Residents should keep an eye on the weather.

A warning will be issued if a tornado is reported on the ground in the area.

Scattered showers and thunderstorms could be expected into the evening, the service says.

Teresa Moss is a crime and public safety reporter for The Island Packet and The Beaufort Gazette. She has worked as a journalist for 16-years for newspapers in Illinois, Missouri and Arkansas.
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