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  • NWS confirms Columbus County tornado on Sunday

    NWS confirms Columbus County tornado on Sunday

    Thursday, September 20 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-09-20 23:23:38 GMT
    A tornado uprooted or snapped about 50 trees in Columbus County on Sunday. (Source: WECT)A tornado uprooted or snapped about 50 trees in Columbus County on Sunday. (Source: WECT)
    A tornado uprooted or snapped about 50 trees in Columbus County on Sunday. (Source: WECT)A tornado uprooted or snapped about 50 trees in Columbus County on Sunday. (Source: WECT)

    According to the National Weather Service, the tornado touched down around 10:38 p.m. near Tabor City.

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    According to the National Weather Service, the tornado touched down around 10:38 p.m. near Tabor City.

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    First Alert Forecast: welcomed dry days ahead

    First Alert Forecast: welcomed dry days ahead

    Thursday, September 20 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-09-20 19:04:35 GMT
    A pleasant weather pattern continues into Friday. Expect morning temperatures mostly in the upper 60s with light breezes. (Source: WECT)A pleasant weather pattern continues into Friday. Expect morning temperatures mostly in the upper 60s with light breezes. (Source: WECT)

    As Florence's floodwaters continue to flow across southeastern North Carolina, a high pressure system will protect the region from additional rainfall for a while.

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    As Florence's floodwaters continue to flow across southeastern North Carolina, a high pressure system will protect the region from additional rainfall for a while.

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    FIRST ALERT: Keeping an eye on the River Stages

    FIRST ALERT: Keeping an eye on the River Stages

    Thursday, September 20 2018 2:59 PM EDT2018-09-20 18:59:57 GMT

    Rainfall of one to two and locally three feet from Hurricane Florence will bring extensive, long-lasting, and in some cases record-setting river flooding across southeastern North Carolina.

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    Rainfall of one to two and locally three feet from Hurricane Florence will bring extensive, long-lasting, and in some cases record-setting river flooding across southeastern North Carolina.

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