Powerful storms that rolled through South Carolina and hit the Midlands caused damage to trees, buildings and the loss of power to thousands as several possible tornadoes were reported in Columbia, Lexington.
Constant heavy rains caused damage and blackouts across the Carolinas, but residents of SC and NC will get a brief break from the downpour the next two days, before the forecast calls for more precipitation.
As a cold front makes its way towards the Midlands, residents may see showers and severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., according to a statement from the National Weather Service.
Cold weather is going to sweep across South Carolina and freezing temperatures will take over from Upstate to the Lowcountry, according to the National Weather Service. But a warm-up is coming in the forecast.