National Weather Service Issues Severe Weather Alert For The Charlotte Region


The Charlotte region is in for another day of day of severe weather as a line of thunderstorms approaches from the south.

This morning the National Weather Service sent out a hazardous weather warning for Cleveland, Lincoln, Gaston, Mecklenburg, Cabarrus, Union, and York counties, saying:

A late season strong cold front is forecast to push through the area
this afternoon aiding in the development of numerous showers and
thunderstorms. A few of these storms may be severe producing damaging
wind gusts. An isolated weak, brief tornado cannot be ruled out.

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