FAIRFIELD, N.C. - A funnel cloud was spotted in Hyde County, North Carolina, as Tropical Storm Elsa began to hit our area Thursday afternoon.
It happened around 4:30 p.m. News 3 viewer Lindsey Mooney sent us a picture of the cloud.
A spokesperson from the Hyde County Department of Emergency Management confirmed to News 3 that a funnel cloud did appear to touch down in the county. He said it happened in a primary wooded and agricultural area.
The county has not seen any storm damage at the time this story was published, the spokesperson said.