Severe thunderstorm warning canceled for Person County, parts of Orange and Durham counties

Durham County News

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Two severe thunderstorm warnings were issued in central North Carolina Saturday afternoon.

The first one was for northwestern Orange County and expired at 6 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.

Another severe thunderstorm warning was issued at 5:45 p.m. for Person County, northeastern Orange County and northern Durham County. That warning was to last until 6:45 p.m., the National Weather Service said.

However, the second warning was canceled early at 6:30 p.m.

Dangers from the storms include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter-size hail, according to the National Weather Service.

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