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Tornado Watch Issued as NWS Warns of Severe Weather Threat [UPDATED]

Tornado Watch Issued as NWS Warns of Severe Weather Threat [UPDATED]

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THIS ARTICLE HAS BEEN UPDATEDClick Here or scroll down to see the latest update ASHEBORO N.C. - The National Weather Service Office in Raleigh has issued a Tornado Watch admit warnings of the threat of severe weather expected today. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, has placed most of central North Carolina under an Enhanced Risk of severe weather today. An Enhanced Risk indicates there is a larger area with widespread chances of low-to-moderate intensity severe thunderstorms. Local forecasters at the National Weather Service Office in Raleigh say that they are expecting a line of severe storms to move across NC between 3pm and 11pm with widespread damaging winds, isolated tornados, and heavy rain causing minor flooding in some areas. As of 2 pm thi...
Severe Weather Possible Today

Severe Weather Possible Today

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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 awa...
National Weather Service Calls For Thunderstorms This Weekend

National Weather Service Calls For Thunderstorms This Weekend

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ASHEBORO N.C. - The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma is calling for thunderstorms across all of North Carolina over the weekend. According to forecasters a stalled offshore low pressure system will finally begin to move inland bringing showers and thunderstorms across all of North Carolina over the weekend. A cold front system is expected to follow the low pressure system moving though the area on Monday, also bringing with it a few scattered showers and thunderstorms. Currently none of the storms are expected to be severe, but citizens should stay #WeatherAware over the next several days as the situation changes FRIDAY 74/61 Chance of rain before noon,and 2pm, then showers and thunderstorms after 2pm and before 11pm SATURDAY 78/60 Showers and t...
National Weather Service Warns Of Possible Severe Weather Wednesday

National Weather Service Warns Of Possible Severe Weather Wednesday

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ASHEBORO N.C. - Forecasters with the National Weather Service in Raleigh have issued a hazardous weather outlook warning of possible severe thunderstorms, strong winds, and localized flooding for Wednesday. Almost all of central North Carolina including the Triad was placed under a level 2 "slight risk" by the Storm Prediction Center. Meteorologist say Wednesday afternoon, likely around 3 pm, is when they expect to see the greatest threat of severe weather. (Credit: National Weather Service) Thunderstorms in the afternoon may range from strong to severe with damaging winds as high as 60 mph possible. Minor flooding, hail, and even an isolated tornado are also possible. 3 Day Forecast WednesdayShowers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 3pm. Some of ...