3 hurt, tornado damage reported in Yadkin, Stokes, and Davie counties

YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. (WFMY) — A State of Emergency has been declared for Davie County after a tornado ripped through the area Wednesday afternoon injuring three people.

Emergency officials in Davie County said 20-25 homes have been damaged. The Red Cross has set up an emergency shelter in Yadkin County for both residents impacted by storm damage in Davie and Yadkin Counties.


Three people have been injured including one woman who was in a mobile trailer when the storm hit. The injuries are minor.

Weather spotters reported tornado damage at Courtney Elementary School in Yadkinville at Courtney-Huntsville Road.

The gymnasium at the elementary school had two walls blown out and part of its roof ripped away. There were also reports of several vehicles flipped and property damage to homes.

There are also reports of several vehicles flipped and people trapped inside homes in that area.

Mocksville Fire Department in Yadkin County reported a tornado touchdown at Highway 601 at Highway 801 that moved north into the Courtney Community near the Davie and Yadkin County line.

WFMY also received reports of trees and power lines down.

Stokes County

  • Reports of cars damage from trees
  • Several trees down near the intersection of Trinity Church Road and Nauvoo Ridge Drive
  • Trees down in the area of Old 52 at Chestnut Grove Road
  • Numerous trees down near the intersection of Tayler Road and Route 66. A home roof was damaged and a barn blown down in the area.

Davie County

  • Reports of a tornado touchdown around 4:15 p.m.
  • Trees down along with power lines
  • Power poles snapped in half

Iredell County

  • Numerous trees down and damage to a home on Swann Road, possible tornado damage.
  • Homes damaged and numerous trees down at Hunters Ridge Road and Highway 64. Funnel cloud reported in area. Possible tornado damage.
  • Trees and powerlines down at Ostwalt Amity Road and Triplett Road.

© 2017 WFMY-TV

The Associated Press contributed to this report

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