EMERALD ISLE, N.C. — The Town of Emerald Isle shared shocking photos of destruction in the town after a possible tornado ripped through the area.
The town said a tornado formed by the Salty Pirate Water Park of Emerald Isle and the RV Park.
“Shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday, Emerald Isle experienced a water spout / tornado,” Emerald Island Public Information Officer Matt Zapp said. “There is property damage in the vicinity of Island and Reed Drives. Boardwalk RV Walk suffered the most severe damage.”
No one was reported injured.
Another man I spoke to was in the RV Park next door. His family came running inside yelling “Tornado!” They tried to hunker down and pray they would be safe. pic.twitter.com/Y4NQ4Qp4p2
— Lindsay Tuman (@LindsayOnTV) September 5, 2019