Thursday, May 30

Severe Weather Possible Today

ASHEBORO N.C. – The National Weather Service in Raleigh is warning of the possibility of severe weather today including the threat of an isolated tornado.

Forecasters at the NWS are saying to expect rain and wind today with a chance of embedded heavier showers and thunderstorms, a couple of which may become severe, during the afternoon and through the evening.

While storms are expected to be isolated, forecasters say those that form will be capable of producing damaging straight line wind gusts.

Additionally, southerly winds may gust at times between 30 and 35 mph during the afternoon and evening.

New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Residents are encouraged to keep an eye on local weather updates throughout the day and stay weather aware.

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Severe weather alerts are automatically posted to Randolph News Now’s Facebook and Twitter accounts from the Randolph County Severe Weather Group.