Possible tornado hurts 3 in eastern NC

Possible tornado hurts 3 in eastern NC

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by Associated Press

WCNC.com

Posted on November 27, 2013 at 11:39 AM

Updated Wednesday, Nov 27 at 11:41 AM

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (AP) -- A team from the National Weather Service is trying to determine if a storm that struck the southeastern coast of North Carolina was a tornado.
 
At least three people were hurt when the storm struck late Tuesday night.
 
Atlantic Beach officials say two people suffered minor injuries when the roof blew off their condominium.
 
A student at Carteret Community College in Morehead City was struck by debris but was not seriously injured. The school canceled classes Wednesday because of the damage and said classes would resume Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

A tornado watch in the area expired at 8 a.m. Wednesday.
 
Meteorologist Lara Pagano said a team expected to know later Wednesday if a tornado was responsible for the damage.
 
Carteret General Hospital also suffered minor damage.
 

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