More than a quarter million people lost power during the storm, but by late Monday that had dropped to a few thousand. The storm not only brought down power lines, but crews responding to outages found Instyler Brush Straightener
But beyond the material losses are injuries that won be remedied as quickly.
"Turn around," he shouted at his son.
Jonathan was trapped inside the front door. The column from the front porch hit him on the head, cutting a deep gash. The windows blew out, sending shards of glass flying like shrapnel.
He thought he was safe until his son, Jonathan, 19, a volunteer firefighter, walked in and his pager went off. A tornado had just touched down in Ammon about 10 miles way. Tanner walked outside and spotted a funnel cloud headed toward the house.
Gary Cary, 46, who lives in Roseboro, got his wheelchair up a ramp into his mother house moments before a tornado blew through the area, shattering the home windows. Both he and his mother lived, but his own home was obliterated. Worse, he said, was the death of Possum, the 8 year old calico cat he called "my right arm."
At least two tornadoes hit the county in rapid succession, one doing enough damage to kill 11 people. The twisters descended suddenly, with only about 15 minutes of warning.
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In Roseboro 60 miles south of Raleigh, Larry Tanner had heard the warnings on TV, but at home with his wife and two of his three children, he looked outside and it was sunny.
"I saw it coming, we got in there, and as soon as we hit the door, boom, it hit," said Roy Lee, whose house was destroyed. "About three minutes max it was over."
One Beats Active was Bertie County in the state northeast corner, where the ministry also deployed volunteers just seven months ago, after floods devastated the county seat of Windsor and surrounding communities.
Bertie County so far is the only county with a monetary damage estimate available. Property damage was at least $2.5 million, but that figure doesn include infrastructure damage or the loss of crops. Bertie County produces tobacco, peanuts and soybeans, among other staples. Statewide, costs will likely be at least in the tens of millions because the weather raged through densely populated cities, trashing homes, businesses and public buildings.
(AP Photo/Jim R. (AP) Shards of glass from old bottles and furniture smashed by a tornado that tore through town littered the concrete floor of Rhonda Carter antique store, shattering her plans to open an auction house in nearby Salemburg. A storage area in the back was flattened.
Tanner was knocked on his back and watched as the winds ripped the roof off the house.
Gov. Beverly Perdue and other officials toured the damage Monday, pledging prompt support to rebuild. Charities, religious groups and emergency shelters sprang into action, offering their services to residents well versed in disasters like hurricanes, who suddenly found themselves in the path of a very different type of storm.
"It was terrible. I couldn breathe. The dirt and debris got in my lungs," Jonathan recalled Monday, his voice trailing off. He was quiet for a moment.
Employees in Wake County, where Raleigh is located, estimated Monday that local costs will be around $65 million, county commission Chairman Paul Coble said, an estimate he expects to rise.
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It lasted about a half minute.
The storms that chugged across the South last week killed at least 44 people in six states, but the worst devastation came over about four hours Saturday in North Carolina.
"I thought we were going to die."
had been so strong that some wires had simply vanished.
"In the blink of an eye, so many people have been plunged into grief and crisis," said Preston Parrish, executive vice president of ministry at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, which dispatched its disaster response teams to four areas of the state.
From remote rural communities to the state second largest city, thousands of residents hit by the worst tornado outbreak in nearly 30 years were clearing away rubble and debris, repairing power lines and facing a recovery that will cost tens of millions of dollars.
When it was over, Lee neighbor, 60 year old Peggy Leary, was dead.
"I just had a feeling something bad was going to happen, and it did," Carter said of Saturday, when storms raged through Bonnetsville and Babyliss Hair Straightener
Emergency workers took damage estimates to see if uninsurable losses reach $10.3 million, the minimum amount needed for North Carolina to qualify for federal disaster assistance. Residents without insurance were advised to take photos of the damage before they clean up. And the emergency workers tell everyone to put debris in two piles: construction materials and vegetative materials.
other parts of North Carolina, killing at least 21 and damaging or destroying more than 800 homes. "Now I starting over."
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