A severe thunderstorm warning has been been allowed to expire.

The warning was issued for parts of Horry County until 4:30 p.m., according to the National Weather Service in Wilmington, N.C.

At 2:48 p.m., the weather service indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and winds greater than 60 mph near Yauhannah, or 12 miles west of Socastee.

As of 3:35 p.m. radar images showed the storm was directly over downtown Conway.

There were unofficial reports of power knocked out at University Place, a student housing complex run by Coastal Carolina University off S.C. 544 near the university.

According to scanner reports, lightning may have caused the outage, but lightning is not believed to have hit any buildings.

There was also a report of a tree across the road in the 5000 block of Highway 701, or just south of Mount Triumph Baptist Church.

Another tree fell on the road in downtown Conway at Marina Drive.

There were also some traffic lights that lost power.

Check back for future updates.

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