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Grand Strand under tornado watch Sunday

Piles of sea foam, big waves mark high tide as Florence continues in Myrtle Beach

The beach was nearly covered by a mix of sea foam and high tide on Myrtle Beach Saturday afternoon. The area was still under a storm surge warning from Tropical Storm Florence.
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The beach was nearly covered by a mix of sea foam and high tide on Myrtle Beach Saturday afternoon. The area was still under a storm surge warning from Tropical Storm Florence.

A tornado watch has been issued for all of Horry County on Sunday until 5 p.m.

The outer bands of what’s left of Hurricane Florence — now a tropical depression — are moving through the Myrtle Beach area Sunday. The tornado watch also includes Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Marion and Marlboro counties.

Brunswick County also was under a tornado warning from 7:12 a.m. to 7:45 a.m.

The evacuation order for all zones in Myrtle Beach will be lifted as of 9 a.m. Sunday, putting thousands of people possibly on the street during the tornado watch.

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