Damage From Tornado | Greensboro, Guilford County Release Numbers

GREENSBORO, N.C.– Wednesday, the City of Greensboro and Guilford County released preliminary storm damage numbers from the Sunday, April 15 tornado that touched down in east Greensboro. The preliminary findings reveal 95 percent of the damages are within Greensboro city limits,” said Don Campbell, emergency management division director for Guilford County Emergency Services. “We will…

Tornado confirmed in Rockingham, Guilford counties; reports of trees down in the Triad

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. – A tornado has been confirmed in Rockingham and Guilford counties on Sunday as storms moved through the area. A tornado was confirmed at about 5:30 p.m. near the Rockingham County community of Monroeton and in Guilford County prior to that, according to the National Weather Service. Both counties had been under…

Four Midlands Tornadoes Confirmed

Three tornadoes were confirmed in Lexington County, one was confirmed in Fairfield County. Columbia, SC (WLTX) – The National Weather Service in Columbia has confirmed four tornadoes struck the Midlands Sunday. Monday evening the weather service issued their findings form the tornadic event. A tornado formed near Gilbert in Lexington County a little after 2:00…

Two tornadoes confirmed in the Midlands during weekend of statewide severe weather

Two confirmed tornadoes touched down in the Midlands during a spate of severe weather Sunday, according to meteorologists at the National Weather Service station in Columbia. Teams of surveyors headed out Monday morning to collect information on the tornadoes in Lexington and Irmo, as well as any other possible tornadoes that cropped up, meteorologist Jeff…

WIDESPREAD DAMAGE Tornado tears through Meridian, Marion, leaving wake of destruction

The National Weather Service confirmed late Saturday night that an EF-2 tornado hit the Meridian area earlier in the day. The tornado had estimated maximum winds of 115 mph and knocked out power in Meridian and Marion, uprooting trees and blocking Highway 45 south of Marion. Emergency responders reported one injury but that injury wasn’t…