- Associated Press - Tuesday, February 16, 2016

DAVIS, N.C. (AP) - The National Weather Service says a tornado caused some damage in Carteret County.

Meteorologist Scott Kennedy of the weather service office in Newport says the tornado touched down shortly before 9 a.m. Tuesday in Davis. He says the tornado had maximum sustained winds of 110 mph and a maximum width of 500 feet.

The tornado covered about 4 miles during the three to five minutes that it was on the ground.

The weather service says the storm damaged the Luther Lewis and Son Crab Shack and knocked down five power poles.

No injuries or fatalities were reported.



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