The National Weather Service reports at least eight tornadoes touched down in North Carolina as the severe weather swept across the state.
Cumberland County emergency officials are investigating reports of a tornado in the eastern part of the county Tuesday.
The National Weather Service is also reporting that a tornado briefly touched down in Craven County, and a sighting was reported in Jones County. There were no reports of damages or injuries.
In Edgecombe County, the weather service said a roof was blown off a home and trees were toppled by an apparent tornado.