• Chief Meteorologist Chris

Thursday Morning Severe Risk Update

****Weather Ready Action Day**** Good Morning. As you get up and start your Thursday we want you to be weather aware. The risk for damaging winds and isolated tornadoes has increased across the foothills and piedmont of NC for late this morning into the early afternoon. The severe weather risk now stands at a level 3 out of 5, or enhanced risk. This is primarily for damaging straight line winds 60-80mph but there is a risk of tornadoes. Here is a breakdown of the risks today. Hail may also occur with the strongest storms.

Tornado: Mountains: Very low Foothills: Low Central NC: Medium

Wind: Mountains: Medium Foothills: Medium - High Piedmont: High

Hail: Mountains: Low Foothills: Low: Medium Piedmont: Medium


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