The Town of Robbins announced on their Facebook page that a tornado touched down at 3:30 Friday afternoon.

The tornado hit outside of Robbins near Brown Mill Road/Jasper Road knocking down power lines and trees.

The town warned residents ‘not to explore tornado damage.’

“More bad weather is coming,” said the town. “Stay safe and make a plan in case more tornado issues arise.”

Trees are also reported down on Plank Road and Cockman Road and flooding on Plank and Middleton Street/North Moore Road.

Randolph Electric said over 800 northern Moore County residents are without power.

The National Weather Service has extended the tornado watch until 8 p.m. Friday evening.

The Town of Robbins advised residents to stay home and off the roads.

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