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Willow Spring feels full effect of Saturday's storm

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Trees were knocked down and the siding on a house was torn off during the storm. Trees were knocked down and the siding on a house was torn off during the storm.
The Carter family hid in a bathroom after hearing the storm was near their home in Willow Spring. The Carter family hid in a bathroom after hearing the storm was near their home in Willow Spring.
WILLOW SPRING, N.C. - Willow Spring in southern Wake County felt the worst of the storm system that moved through central North Carolina Saturday night.

Trees were knocked down and the siding on a house was torn off during the storm.

WNCN's Jonathan Rodriguez said at one point visibility was no more than five feet when the rain was at its hardest.

"They got the brunt end of the storm," Rodriguez said of Willow Spring.

The Carter family in Willow Spring hid in their bathroom after hearing reports of a severe storm were in their area on WNCN.

"We saw on TV that you guys said, 'If any of these streets sound familiar, get to a safe place immediately,'" Carter said. "So, I said, 'Everybody in the bathroom now,' cause those streets all sounded familiar."

Emergency services in Wake County said a tornado possibly touched down in the area of Willow Spring but that can not be confirmed until authorities look at the area in the daylight.
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