Severe Thunderstorms With Possible Tornadoes Hitting The Charlotte Region Today


The Charlotte region is now under a severe storm warning for most of Good Friday.

The National Weather Service has just issued the following alert;

“A band of heavy rain showers and embedded thunderstorms is expected to move across the foothills and Piedmont today. Isolated severe thunderstorms capable of producing locally damaging wind gusts and isolated brief tornadoes will be possible, especially across the Piedmont, and especially in the late morning and afternoon. In addition, localized excessive rainfall may cause flash flooding of small streams and urban areas.”

According to, the Charlotte area could see up to 2 inches of rain today, and we’ll be seeing the worst of the storm between 2pm and 6pm this afternoon;

The rest of this Easter weekend should be beautiful, with sunny skies and upper-60s on Saturday and sunny skies and mid-70s on Easter Sunday.