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06/30/10 — Drenched: Band of storms leaves mini-floods, marble sized hail

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Drenched: Band of storms leaves mini-floods, marble sized hail

By Catharin Shepard and Aaron Moore
Published in News on June 30, 2010 1:46 PM

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A strong gust of wind caused this tractor-trailer to overturn about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday on the U.S. 70 Bypass at Berkeley Boulevard. The driver was not injured. The National Weather Service said winds reached as high as 70 miles per hour during the rainstorm that crossed Wayne in the early afternoon.

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A pickup sits partially submerged near a loading dock behind the Staples store on North Berkeley Boulevard on Tuesday afternoon. The driver, Billy Joe Tucker, managed to escape the rising waters but his vehicle was caught in the low spot and later had to be towed.

Strong wind gusts, marble-sized hail and torrential rain flooded streets and overturned a tractor-trailer in Goldsboro on Tuesday afternoon as a strong storm system passed through the county. Goldsboro received 2-3 inches of rain in about an hour, according...

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