Intense Storm Lashes Parts of Lincoln County, North Carolina

An intense storm cell brought heavy rain and wind to parts of remote North Carolina on Tuesday, August 9.

This footage, filmed by Twitter user @johnszim, shows a heavy deluge battering a home in Lincoln County.

The National Weather Service issued a special weather statement warning of gusty winds of 40 mph in the area. Credit: @johnszim via Storyful

Video transcript

- Holy shit. Sounds like a tornado.

Wow, I have never seen this. Holy shit, it blew [INAUDIBLE] down. Feels like it want to spin up a tornado or something. Crazy.