A Deadly EF-3 Tornado Hits North Carolina Late Monday Night
16 Feb 2021 5:05 PM
A supercell moved onshore in Southwest Brunswick County, North Carolina (South of Wilmington) just prior to midnight last night. Tornado damage was reported near Grissettown in the Ocean Ridge Plantation division. The tornado was spotted as far north as Honey Island.
The initial rating from the National Weather Service in Wilmington, NC arrived earlier Tuesday. The tornado is initially rated as an EF-3 with max winds of 160 mph.
Here are some photos of the damage from the Brunswick County Sherrif's Office.
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