Three people, including a woman who is eight months pregnant, are still in the hospital following the touch down of an apparent tornado in rural Beaufort County.
The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado hit two Wake County towns. The storm caused some roof and window damage, but no injuries were reported.
The National Weather Service officially confirmed the touchdown of three tornadoes in southeastern North Carolina on Monday.
A powerful storm system produced severe weather across the state.
The National Weather Service has confirmed that at least one funnel cloud was spotted near UNCW and Wrightsville Beach. The funnel clouds, though an alarming sight, did not produce any tornadoes. In response, UNCW sent out a tornado warning alert that has students and the National Weather Service wondering if it was warranted.
Gov. Bev Perdue is asking the U.S. Small Business Administration to provide low-interest loans to residents of Burke and Rutherford counties who suffered losses from this week's tornadoes.
At least six people have been killed by a storm system that spawned several possible tornadoes as it moved across the Southeast.
National Weather Service assessment teams find no evidence of an actual touchdown at the surface.
The Lowe's Home Improvement store in Sanford that was destroyed by a tornado earlier this year is on an even faster track to reopen than officials thought.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has approved just 23 percent of the requests for assistance it has received in the three months since tornadoes tore across North Carolina killing 24 people.