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S. Carolina cleaning up after weekend tornadoes

More than 125 South Carolina families lost their homes and hundreds more are making repairs after spring tornadoes raked across the state Saturday.

Winds reaching 165 mph peeled the top off a water tower in Bath, removed roofs at Denmark Technical College in Bamberg County and churned up hail that damaged 62 airplanes at the Hilton Head airport. The American Red Cross reported a handful of injuries, but no deaths.

The National Weather Service warns thunderstorms could gather late Wednesday or early Thursday, hastening the need for salvage and repairs.

Read the full story at thestate.com.

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