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Tornadoes Spawn from Dorian in the Carolinas

5 Sep 2019, 8:37 am

On Thursday morning, hurricane Dorian began to unleash on the Carolinas with  tropical bands of rainfall. Within those bands, fast moving tornadoes and waterspouts developed for those in South and North Carolina.

Our field crews are experienced in capturing visuals safely during severe weather. WeatherNation’s Brett Adair captured this unbelievable footage of a tornado crossing right in front of him in Carolina Shores, North Carolina.

Tornado Crosses the Road in Front of out Field Teams

**NEW VIDEO** Our field crews were right in front of a tornado that passed through Carolina Shores this morning. There were reports of damage in this area from the storm.

Posted by WeatherNation on Thursday, September 5, 2019


Sadly, the damage has already been done

Carolina Shores long tornado damage drone video

Hurricane #Dorian has been slamming the Carolinas all day with heavy rain, strong winds, and tornadoes. Our field correspondents captured extensive damage from the air, after tornadoes tore apart roofs, toppled trees and flipped over vehicles.MORE:

Posted by WeatherNation on Thursday, September 5, 2019




Many other tornadoes spun up along throughout the morning, including in North Myrtle Beach, SC.

Tornado Caught on Camera in North Myrtle Beach

**TORNADO THREAT CONTINUES** Another tornado captured on camera this morning near North Myrtle Beach, SC. Watch how fast this storm races across the area, some of these storms were moving up to 50 mph!

Posted by WeatherNation on Thursday, September 5, 2019


WeatherNation’s Ben McMillan spoke with one person affected by the tornadoes



Stay with WeatherNation as we track Dorian, and the tornado threat live on air. You can watch WeatherNation on DISH, or your favorite streamng platform, including Roku, AmazonFireTV, AppleTV, Pluto TV, and many more.







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