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Reported Tornado In Duplin County, Turkey Houses Destroyed

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DUPLIN COUNTY, NC -- Two tornadoes were reported in Duplin County just after 3:30 p.m. Tuesday.

County emergency management says one tornado destroyed turkey houses at a farm on Revelle Road, that's northeast of Warsaw.

Scraps of metal and piles of wood are all that's left of the two turkey houses.

People on the scene estimate the turkey houses cost about $150,000 each to rebuild.

Fortunately, the houses were empty as the turkeys had just been sold. No one was injured.



Information from Wayne and Johnston counties.

In Wayne County, a funnel cloud was reported by a spotter near Route 111 and New Hope Road, about five miles east of Goldsboro. The funnel cloud did not touch the ground and did no damage.

There has been hail nine miles southeast of Mount Olive.

A funnel cloud was spotted just before 4 p.m. three miles east of Coats Crossroads in Johnston County, about six miles northwest of Four Oaks at Highway 210 and Dell Meadows Place.


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