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FIRST ON 3 UPDATE: Funnel clouds spotted in Columbus County, no damage reported


COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) -- Columbus County Sheriff Chris Batten tells WWAY his officers and firefighters have checked several areas where there were reports of a funnel cloud or tornado and have found no damage.

Earlier Batten confirmed to WWAY that two of his deputies spotted a funnel cloud or clouds this afternoon. Chadbourn Town Manager Stevie Cox told WWAY his public works director told him there was a tornado touchdown near Peacock Crossing, but that is among the areas officers have checked.

Stay tuned to WWAY for more details and continuing coverage.

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