Yesterday afternoon a powerful low-pressure storm system spun up at least 3 tornados across the Charlotte region, uprooting trees, flipping trucks, and knocking out power for thousands.
— Brad Panovich (@wxbrad) May 23, 2022
The storm knocked down thousands of branches and uprooted whole trees across our region, taking down power lines and cutting power to entire neighborhoods.
UPDATE. Due to power outages in area, traffic lights are out. Please use extreme caution when traveling. Continue to be aware of active weather systems moving through area, and stay tuned local weather alerts pic.twitter.com/pW18D2nPRL
— Charlotte Fire Dept (@CharlotteFD) May 23, 2022
According to meteorologist Brad Panovich, there were a total of 3 likely tornado tracks yesterday afternoon:
Here is a video of one of the tornados touching down just outside of Chesnee, SC:
Did you lose power or suffer and damage yesterday?