Weather warnings end following night and day of storms

All weather watches have expired, the National Weather Service says, but a lake wind advisory remains in effect until midnight.

The calm follows a rainy night and stormy morning when a band of heavy rain and winds swept through the region.

Despite the storm's high winds, weather observers in McDuffie, Columbia, Richmond and Jefferson counties said there appeared to be little impact from the swift-moving storm.

In Columbia County, emergency management officials reported some flooding at Lake Jean, Greenbrier Creek at Yelton Road and Kiokee Creek.

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Savannah River Site resumes normal activity

A suspicious item was discovered Wednesday afternoon at the Savannah River National Laboratory which prompted emergency responseactivities.

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