Chocowinity http://wunc.org en Tornado In Eastern NC: "If My Husband Hadn't Been Holding On, It Would Have Sucked Me Out." http://wunc.org/post/tornado-eastern-nc-if-my-husband-hadnt-been-holding-it-would-have-sucked-me-out <p>More than a dozen people were taken to hospitals and an estimated 200 homes were severely damaged or destroyed following multiple tornado touchdowns in Eastern North Carolina on Friday. The National Weather Service confirmed an <a href="http://www.crh.noaa.gov/arx/efscale.php">EF-3 tornado</a> touched down in Beaufort county. Other EF-2 tornadoes hit Beaufort and Pitt counties. Some of the worst damage was experienced in <a href="http://www.townofchocowinity.com/">Chocowinity</a> - a town of about 800 people, considered part of 'Little' Washington area.<br /> Sun, 27 Apr 2014 12:07:01 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 34517 at http://wunc.org Tornado In Eastern NC: "If My Husband Hadn't Been Holding On, It Would Have Sucked Me Out."