Severe Thunderstorm Warning expires for several areas in central NC

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RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A severe thunderstorm warning was issued late Saturday afternoon for parts of Nash, Warren, Vance and Halifax counties and all of Franklin County, according to the National Weather Service.

The warning was issued just before 6 p.m. when severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 10 miles south of Littleton to Franklinton, moving southeast at 20 mph, the weather service said.

Wind gusts of up to 60 mph were expected in the storms. Forecasters said to expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

The warning was allowed to expire at 7 p.m.

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