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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]

Weather
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...
NWS Wars of Threat of Severe Storms Tuesday Afternoon

NWS Wars of Threat of Severe Storms Tuesday Afternoon

Weather
ASHEBORO N.C. - The National Weather Service Office in Raleigh has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook with severe storms expected Tuesday afternoon and into the evening. According to forecasters, strong to severe thunderstorms are possible across much of the Piedmont of North Carolina this afternoon and evening, with the highest risk over the Triad region, including all of Randolph County. Some storms may produce damaging winds over 60 mph, large hail, and isolated tornadoes. The greatestthreat will occur between 3 PM and 10 PM. In addition, isolated flooding is possible where multiple storms pass repeatedly over the same areas. The Storm Prediction Center has placed this area at a Level 2 (out of 5) risk of severe storms. People in this area are urged to check frequ...
As Pilot Mountain Burns Red Flag Warning Issued Across NC

As Pilot Mountain Burns Red Flag Warning Issued Across NC

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ASHEBORO N.C. - This morning the N.C. Forest Service is warning of increased fire danger for most North Carolina and asking for public to postpone any outdoor burning, especially across the Mountains, Piedmont and Sandhills. The warning comes as the agency is responding to Surry County as over 250 acres have burned at Pilot Mountain. The Winston Salem Journal is reporting that the fire that started off a popular trail on Saturday afternoon, By Sunday the fire had spread to cover 250 acres. Visitors and campers have been forced to evacuate and Pilot Mountain State Park has been closed to the public. Local explorer/photojournalist/videographer/professional storm chaser Dan Whittaker captured the flames as the fire spread Sunday reaching the knob. (Dan Whittaker / exploringnc (Instagr...