Severe weather

A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 4:30 p.m. Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.

The warning was issued at 3:52 p.m. and covers northeastern Abbeville County, northwestern Greenwood County and southwestern Laurens County. The system is capable of producing 60 mph wind gusts and penny-sized hail.

Locations impacted include Greenwood, Laurens, Ware Shoals, Cross Hill, Cokesbury, Waterloo, Hodges, Shoals Junction, Coronaca and Mountville.

Scattered trees and power lines will be blown down in the warned area, the service said. Seek shelter inside an interior room.