A tornado hit the town of Roxboro, NC around 2:45 pm ET. Reports of damage to the school in town. Power lines are down over Highway 501 throughout town as well as numerous trees down on power lines as well. 250 residences without power as of 5:45 pm ET. Here is the report on the damage.
04/16/2011 0250 PM
Bethel Hill, Person County.
Tornado, reported by 911 call center.
Damage from Bethel Hill to Concord. Six homes
04/16/2011 0240 PM
3 miles NNW of Roxboro, Person County.
Tornado, reported by trained spotter.
At Country Club Road… structural damage to carport…
trees down in Road… trailer flipped