WJTV News Channel 12 - Scattered damage, one minor injury reported from storms

Scattered damage, one minor injury reported from storms

Posted: Updated:
GREENVILLE, N.C. - Thursday’s storms brought strong wind and heavy rain to much of eastern Carolina.

9 On Your Side crews in the field found damage those storms left behind. One of the areas hit is Bell Arthur.
    
There a lot of damage concentrated in the area as well as downed power lines. Greenville Utilities is currently working on those lines.

There is also debris scattered around the area.
    
Brandon Najera described to 9 On Your Side’s Brandon Goldner the thunderstorm that blew through the area, “I saw the rain getting real bad. The rain was coming down hard. Sky got real dark. Just a normal thunder storm."

But it didn’t turn out to be any ordinary storm as evidenced by the damage to Najera's neighborhood.

There’s also damage on Nash Joyner Road and Pollard Road, including a  lot of debris and siding stripped from several houses.

Other reports of damage from around the area include:

Beaufort County: A county official reported trees down near Blounts Creek. There was one minor injury between Blounts Creek and Cox Crossroads.

Greene County: : Trees were reported down near Walstonburg.

Lenoir County: A deputy called to report one and a quarter inch hail and strong winds in the LaGrange area.

Pitt County: In Bell Arthur, damage was reported to a garage and several homes. There were also downed trees and power lines in the area. One inch hail was reported in Farmville. A spotter also reported dime-size hail and gusty winds up to 70 mph along Hog Market Road northwest of town. A large tree limb was reportedly snapped by strong winds in Winterville.

Washington County: Near Creswell, the canopy from a gas station was reported blown into the highway.

  • Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>>

  • Wilson police investigate late night shooting

    Wilson Police: 7-year-old killed after shots fired at home

    Wilson Police: 7-year-old killed after shots fired at home

    Thursday, July 24 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-07-24 14:49:36 GMT
    Courtesy: WRAL-TVCourtesy: WRAL-TV
    Wilson police are investigating a late night shooting.
    Wilson police are investigating a late night shooting.
  • Ayden Police investigating shooting

    Ayden Police investigating shooting

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:34:13 GMT
    Ayden Police say a gunshot victim took himself to Vidant Medical Center Wednesday evening.
    Ayden Police say a gunshot victim took himself to Vidant Medical Center Wednesday evening.
  • Deputies searching for missing Seven Springs man

    Deputies searching for missing Seven Springs man

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-07-16 19:21:14 GMT
    Deputies say they need the public’s help to find a missing man.
    Deputies say they need the public’s help to find a missing man.
Powered by WorldNow

1820 TV Road
Jackson, MS 39204

Telephone: 601.372.6311
Fax: 804.819.5569
Email: wjtvnews@wjtv.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.