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Wednesday, 11 June 2014 06:59

Microburst Reported in Burke County

Microburst Reported in Burke County microburst illustration from www.weathercurrents.com

A line of severe storms late last night (June 10) and overnight caused power outages and damage from the Burke-McDowell county line through Caldwell County and east.

Several roads were closed and some homes were damaged by trees, including damage on Riverside Drive in Morganton. No injuries were reported.

Authorities say the storm in Burke County was a microburst and was not a tornado.

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