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Storm brings heavy rain, but no major damage to NC

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A storm system has brought a lot of rain but not too much severe weather to North Carolina.

The same system that brought dozens of tornadoes to the Southeast on Christmas Day moved across North Carolina on Wednesday.

The National Weather Service says a tornado with a quarter-mile long path and winds of 90 mph knocked down trees and damaged a house near Beaufort. In Carteret County. No injuries were reported.

Officials say ferry service was suspended between Hatteras Island and Ocracoke Island after a ferry ran aground. It took more than four hours to get the boat unstuck. The weather also cancelled two ferry runs from Cedar Island to Ocracoke Island.

Charlotte had 1.72 inches of rain and wind gusts of around 40 mph were reported in many places.

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