Tornado touches down near Holden Beach Road

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By Sam Hickman

 A brief tornado touched ground in a four-block area near Holden Beach Road in Supply on Sunday, Sept. 22.

The tornado touched down on Lafayette Street, just north of Holden Beach Road, between 4:39 and 4:40 a.m., said Tim Armstrong of the National Weather Service in Wilmington. Meteorologists estimate the winds approached 65 mph.

Armstrong said the twister crossed McLamb Avenue and Lakeside Drive before lifting over a small retention pond. The windstorm lasted about a minute.

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