EF0 Tornado Confirmed Near Raleigh, N.C.

March 30, 2014

An EF0 tornado struck Garner, N.C in Wake County on Saturday night, damaging at least one residence and felling trees, the National Weather Service confirmed. The funnel cloud was spotted at the intersection of Trebore Drive and Cross Pointe lane.

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"The thunderstorm was part of a larger low pressure system moving through the Southeast and into the Northeast this weekend," said weather.com meteorologist Chrissy Warrilow. "Enough wind shear - a property in which winds change speed and direction from the surface of the ground to high in the atmosphere - was strong enough to produce a supercell thunderstorm Saturday night."

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The storm moved between interstate 40 and downtown Garner.

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