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Strong Winds and Rain Batter Eastern North Carolina

Strong storms brought severe weather including potentially damaging winds to eastern North Carolina on Sunday, August 1.

This footage, filmed by Dylan Hudler, shows wind gusts battering trees across a road in Jones County, where “frequent thunder and lightning, small hail, and torrential rain” were seen, he wrote in a tweet.

Severe thunderstorm watches remained in effect across multiple counties into Sunday evening, according to the National Weather Service. Credit: Dylan Hudler via Storyful

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