Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Wake County, parts of Moore, Chatham counties

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RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — A third severe thunderstorm warning was issued by the National Weather Service Friday — this time for central Wake County.

The warning was issued just after 7:30 p.m. and is in effect until 8:15 p.m.

“At 7:32 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was located 3 miles southwest of Raleigh, moving northeast at 15 mph,” the warning said.

Like earlier warnings Friday, forecasters said wind gusts up to 60 mph were possible.

“Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees,” the warning said.

Locations impacted include Raleigh, Cary, Wake Forest, Garner, RDU International, Apex, Holly
Springs, Morrisville, Knightdale and Wendell.

Earlier, the National Weather Service issued a second severe thunderstorm warning for areas south of the Triangle Friday.

The latest warning for that area was issued at 7:05 p.m. for northern Moore County and southwestern Chatham County.

“At 7:05 p.m., a severe thunderstorm over Robbins, or 11 miles northwest of Carthage, moving northeast at 10 mph,” the latest warning said.

Officials warned of wind gusts up to 60 mph and that damage could be expected to roofs, siding and trees.

The warning is in effect until 7:45 p.m.


Earlier, a warning was issued for Cumberland, Moore, and Hoke counties and part of Scotland County, according to the weather service.

The warning is in effect until 5:45 p.m. The warning for Cumberland County is in effect until 6 p.m.

“At 5:06 p.m., severe thunderstorms were located from near Wagram to Raeford to Rockfish, moving east at 10 mph,” the warning said.

Forecasters said 60 mph wind gusts are possible during the warning.

“Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees,” the weather service said.

 Locations impacted in Cumberland County include Fayetteville, Fort Bragg, Godwin, Pope AFB, Hope Mills, Spring Lake, Eastover, Stedman, Wade and Falcon.

Locations impacted include Southern Pines, Raeford, Carthage, Pinehurst, Aberdeen, Antioch, Whispering Pines, Pinebluff, Robbins and Foxfire.

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