Major Storm Coming To Charlotte Tomorrow – Numerous Tornadoes Possible

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UPDATE 3/18/2021 11:30am:

The severe storm is continuing to barrel toward the Charlotte region.

We should see the worst of the storm between 1-4pm this afternoon, depending on what part of the Charlotte region you live in.

According to the National Weather Service, the storm will likely be the worst just north of the warm from along the I-85 corridor.

Original Article 3/17/2021 11:00am: 

Charlotte is about to witness its first major storm of the season – a storm that will potentially create numerous tornadoes throughout our area.

This morning the National Weather Service sent out the following warning for the Charlotte region, including Iredell, Catawba, Rowan, Cleveland, Lincoln, Gaston, Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, and Union counties:

Heavy showers and thunderstorms are likely to occur on Thursday. A
few of these storms may become severe, producing damaging wind
gusts, hail and a few tornadoes. The greatest threat for severe
weather will likely occur in the foothills and piedmont.

They also urged all residents of the Piedmont to familiarize themselves with the storm warning system in light of tomorrow’s storm:

This morning, they posted additional information about the storm’s path and severity:

We will update this article as the storm develops.

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