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Did a tornado touch down in York County? Residents in this neighborhood think so.

Trees down after severe weather in Lexington

High winds knocked several trees down in Lexington.
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High winds knocked several trees down in Lexington.

Residents in Rock Hill and other parts of York County reported downed trees, power outages and a possible tornado strike Sunday during severe weather.

Residents of the Timberlake Trails neighborhood in Lake Wylie reported on social media damage from what they believe was a tornado. Photos show siding ripped off homes, fences torn down and debris in the road. The National Weather Service won't confirm if a tornado touched down until Monday, according to York County Emergency Management.

Elizabeth Colquhoun commented on The Herald's Facebook post that her family's trampoline was lost in the storm and their storage building was damaged.

About 2,700 power outages were reported by the City of Rock Hill. Crews were responding Sunday afternoon. City of Rock Hill reported that number was down to about 450 outages as of about 8 p.m.

Power was out for about 500 residents in York County as of 4 p.m. Sunday, according to emergency management. There was also minor flooding reported in the area.

York Electric Cooperative announced around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday that utility workers were working on outages and had decreased the outages to around 1,000 homes.

Emergency sirens were activated in the area due to a sighted rotation in Lake Wylie, according to emergency management.

No roads were blocked as of 4 p.m. Sunday.

Check back for updates.

Amanda Harris: 803-329-4082
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