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11/27/13 — Beach takes hit

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Beach takes hit

By Steve Herring
Published in News on November 27, 2013 1:46 PM

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Downed trees lie scattered on the campus of Carteret County Hospital early today after a possible tornado ripped through Atlantic Beach and crossed Bogue Sound to strike Morehead City about 10 p.m. Tuesday. Damage was severe in some parts of the city and several hundred people were still without power this morning.

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The front of this building shows the power of the winds that hit Atlantic Beach and Morehead City on Tuesday. Weather officials say they believe a waterspout might have struck the island and then the mainland.

National Weather Service crews were surveying damage in Atlantic Beach and Morehead City this morning after a possible tornado struck Carteret County on Tuesday night. It was expected to be mid-to-late morning before a determination is made as to...

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