The skies begin to clear Tuesday afternoon after a thunderstorm moved through the area. The National Weather Service in Newport issued a severe-thunderstorm warning for portions of Beaufort, Pitt and Craven counties. Doppler radar indicated a storm moved through Chocowinity, bringing with it quarter-size hail and winds in excess of 50 mph. (WDN Photo/Christ Prokos)

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Published 8:49pm Tuesday, March 20, 2012

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