Tornado Update

From the damage survey this afternoon, US National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC confirms an EF-1 tornado occurred in Simpsonville last night.Crews are continuing to work in Westwood to clear debris and restore power in the Alder Park area, one of the hardest hit areas. Our city employees and the Duke Energy employees have been working hard all night and all day. Roads are cleared, and power is slowly but steadily being restored to those without it. Crews will be working into the night and into tomorrow. Their tireless efforts on our behalf are much appreciated.Over the next week, our Public Works and Parks and Recreation employees will continue the cleanup efforts. Our good friends at City of Mauldin SC Government are assisting by sending trucks and crews to help throughout the week. We so appreciate that!No one was seriously injured. And we can definitely be thankful for that.NWS report here: from Discover Simpsonville here: