Microburst

NWS says microburst caused Columbus County damage
Families began the clean-up after strong thunderstorms caused some serious damage last night in Columbus County, as experts tried to figure out what exactly happened. Fri, 01/18/2013 - 9:06pm
NWS says microburst, not tornado, struck Kure Beach
The storm that rolled through Kure Beach the day after Christmas has been declared a microburst by the National Weather Service. Instead of swirling winds from a tornado, microbursts have straight line winds. Fri, 12/28/2012 - 1:50pm