Tornado confirmed in Greenville, Polk counties

Melrose Avenue in Tryon (WSPA).

(WSPA) — The National Weather Service (NWS) has confirmed a tornado touched down in Greenville and Polk counties on Sunday.

The NWS says an EF-1 tornado touched down on the west side of Lake Lanier in Greenville County, lifted and touched down again in Tryon.

They say the path was one half to three quarters of a mile long.

The neighborhood surrounding Lake Lanier had trees blown over on roof tops.

Pacolet Street in Tryon was also hit hard.

On Melrose Avenue, gazebos were tossed like toys and you can see downed trees at Melrose Inn.

The fire chief says no one was hurt.

Officials have confirmed tornadoes hit several counties in the Upstate.

On Tuesday, the NWS said tornadoes touched down in Laurens, Newberry, Pickens, Spartanburg and Union counties.

An EF-2 tornado started in Laurens County before moving into Spartanburg County with a wind speed of 115 to 120 miles per hour.

Another EF-2 tornado with wind speeds of 130 miles per hour was confirmed in Pickens County.

Melrose Avenue in Tryon (WSPA).