Severe storms possible in Central NC

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.


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