A chain of up to eight tornadoes wreaked havoc in North Carolina last night, “injuring at least 12 people, displacing up to 70 others and causing extensive property damage and power outages, various local news affiliates reported.” Video after the break.

everal homes and businesses were severely damaged or destroyed over the course of the evening. The area reported to be hit the hardest is north-central Davidson County, where local officials have declared a state of emergency.

[via AOL]