Friday Night Storm Reports

There is damage reported to homes on River Road in Washington. There is no official word the damage is from a tornado.

John Pack, Director of Beaufort County Emergency Management says there were several reports of funnel clouds along River Road. A majority of the damage on River Road is close to the Yacht Club Cove. Pack says lightning hit one tree, and there is debris of trees in the area. Crews are currently working to clean things up. There are are also downed power lines in the area. Some homes in the area did receive damage, but we don't know the extent.

Pack said there were no injuries.

Trees are reported down in Tyrrell County, on a road near Fort Landing.

A funnel cloud was reported on Highway 92 east of Douglas Crossroads in Beaufort County and on Slatestone Road in Beaufort County.

There are reports of windows blown out of a home on Highway 33 east in Pitt County. There are reports of powerlines down on Highway 33 in Grimesland.


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  • by RobH Location: Greenville on Jul 18, 2009 at 01:12 AM
    O Auntie M what will we ever do?
  • by Tonya Location: River Road on Jul 17, 2009 at 07:22 PM
    Just came from Swan Point road and Sunnyside Road. Trees down in road have been cleared. Power on, real damage by Sweetbriar and the Country Club.
  • by To Anonymous Location: Greenville on Jul 17, 2009 at 06:57 PM
    Thanks that gives me a little relief... My mom lives down the first rd on the right when you turn on Swan Point. Thanks again.
  • by Anonymous Location: Greenville on Jul 17, 2009 at 06:51 PM
    What is the deal with the wreck on HWY 11 between Ayden and Winterville? Someone please update!
  • by Anonymous on Jul 17, 2009 at 06:42 PM
    From what I hear River Road is blocked from River Bend Apts on down to the end.
  • by Anonymous on Jul 17, 2009 at 06:38 PM
    No power at swan pt. Did see trees down on swan point rd - well before you get to any homes.
  • by Family on River Rd Location: Greenville on Jul 17, 2009 at 06:30 PM
    I was wandering if anyone knew exactly where on River Road the tornado was at, I have family that lives down the Swan Point area and can't get a hold of them. Thanks for any help.
  • by kristen Location: tyrrell on Jul 17, 2009 at 06:25 PM
    me n my friend was totally scared and sat in the tub the whole night along with my dog!
  • by Lisa Location: Grimesland on Jul 17, 2009 at 06:02 PM
    Are the power lines back up?
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