Winter Storm Uri Spawns Destructive Southern Tornadoes

Winter Storm Uri Spawns Destructive Southern Tornadoes

Disaster Alert
February 16, 2021

Source: The Weather Channel

Approximate location (according to media outlets) sustaining structural damage:


– Damascus (Early County, 31741, 39841)

North Carolina

– Grissettown (Brunswick County, 28469)
– Ocean Isle Beach (Brunswick County, 28467, 28469)
*Concentrated home damage reported in the Ocean Ridge Plantation Community

At a Glance

  • Homes were destroyed and one person was injured in Damascus, Georgia, by a tornado.
  • Three people were injured in Panama City Beach, Florida.
  • Winter Storm Uri battered the South Monday.

The tornado hit the Ocean Ridge Plantation area in Brunswick County, North Carolina, at about 11:50 p.m. Monday night, Brunswick County officials said.

Several homes were destroyed and several others were “severely” damaged. In all, at least 50 homes were affected, according to a news release from Bruswick County Emergency Services.

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