It has been 24 years since the worst severe outbreak in recorded weather history for North Carolina. The tornado outbreak began on the afternoon of March 28, 1984 in South Carolina and continued into eastern North Carolina through the evening. Several F3 and F4 tornadoes were reported. Fifty-seven people were killed in the Carolinas including 42 in North Carolina. An estimated 800 people were injured.
Read more about the Carolinas Outbreak of 1984 by clicking to the following link from the National Weather Service --