11/15/08 99 W, 2 I - + 6 - 22 Tornadoes

WRAL has good coverage of the tornado deaths and damage this morning in Johnston and Wilson counties. Two deaths and one person missing. Tornado strikes reported Benson, Dunn, Elm City, Kenly, Lucama, and Smithfield. Power outages affecting 1,000+ customers along the I-95 corridor, primarily in Johnston, Wilson, and Sampson counties. Storm passed through Kenly around 3:30 a.m., and through Wilson about 4:00 a.m. News conference at Kenly Fire Department at 10:30 a.m. Sky 5 aerial footage presently airing on television (8:45 a.m.) At least ten homes destroyed in Kenly. Road closed into town. (8:52 a.m.)   

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