Greensboro, NC -- As Tropical Depression Beryl paralleled the Carolina Coast Wednesday morning it brought heavy rain, gusty winds and even a tornado to North Carolina.
The National Weather Service in Newport/Morehead City, NC confirmed Wednesday evening that a tornado touched down near Peletier, in Carteret County, Wednesday morning around 10:34.
The National Weather Service estimated the tornado to be an EF-1 with maximum winds of 110 mph creating a path width of 250 yards and a path length of a half of a mile.
The tornado touched down near the intersection of Little Kinston Road and Buster Road then progressed west-northwest along Little Kinston Road and Carter Shores Road and lifted as it moved into the White Oak River.
According to the NWS storm analysis approximately 67 homes and three mobile homes were damaged as well as one garage. Several small out buildings were also destroyed. The tornado also snapped 75-100 pine trees in half and uprooted many more.
There were no injuries or fatalities reported.
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