Raleigh Area, NC tornadoes, Nov 1966

Twisters hit Raleigh Area

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - One or more small tornadoes struck in the Raleigh area today, causing extensive damage and at least four injuries.

Weston's Trailer Court near suburban Garner appeared worst hit by the 11:03 a.m. twisters. The Raleigh Country Club, Wake Memorial Hospital and Forest Hills shopping center at Garner also were hit.

Four persons were reported hurt at the trailer court.

At Wake Memorial Hospital, the tornado caused a glass wall of the library to collapse and the power supply to fail. Several cars in the parking lot were damaged.

Auxiliary power unit went into service when the regular power failed. Four operations were in progress when the tornado struck, but there were no interuptions in any of them.

The Fond du Lac Commonwealth Reporter, Fond du Lac, WI 2 Nov 1966