PINK HILL, N.C. (WNCT) – The National Weather Service confirms an EF-1 tornado touched down briefly Friday in Lenoir County near Pink Hill.
According to reports, the path of damage lasted around 1/2 miles, but luckily no one was reported injured. The tornado first touched down near properties on Turner Farm Rd. stripping siding off some, and roofs off others.
The tornado also damaged a home on Snags Path Rd., along with uprooting several trees.
The NWS reports the tornado touched down around 7:20 p.m. with maximum winds between 85 and 95 MPH.