MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. -- The National Weather Service confirmed that an EF 2 tornado hit Ocean Sands Condominium on Tuesday night, according to WNCT-TV.
They say winds reached speeds between 111-135 mph.
At least three people were hurt when the storm struck late Tuesday night.
Atlantic Beach officials say two people suffered minor injuries when the roof blew off their condominium.
A student at Carteret Community College in Morehead City was struck by debris but was not seriously injured. The school canceled classes Wednesday because of the damage and said classes would resume Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
A tornado watch in the area expired at 8 a.m. Wednesday.
Carteret General Hospital also suffered minor damage.