RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A cold front approaching Central North Carolina will bring a chance of strong to severe storms Monday evening.
About 3:30 p.m., severe thunderstorm warnings were issued for Cumberland, Harnett, Hoke and Moore counties.
The Storm Prediction Center has placed parts Central North Carolina under a slight risk of severe weather and the rest under a marginal risk of severe weather. These are the first and second levels on the 1-5 severe weather scale.
Damaging wind gusts will be the primary threat from the storms, but hail is also possible along with heavy rain and frequent lightning.