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Pop-up storms cause damage to Vance County homes

Posted September 21, 2013
Updated September 22, 2013

— At least two homes were damaged Saturday when pop-up storms blew through Vance County. 

Strong, straight-line winds or a possible tornado ripped the roof off a home on Brookston Road in Henderson around 7:50 p.m., officials said. The home was also knocked from its foundation.

Neighbors said they heard a loud whistling sound.

damage Pop-up storms cause damage in Henderson

"It shook the house up over there," said neighbor Daisy Young. 

The two people inside the home were taken to a nearby hotel.

At least one other home in the area was damaged. Nearly 200 people lost power during the storms.

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