Multiple severe thunderstorm warnings issued across central NC


RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Franklin County and parts of Wake and Warren counties were under a severe thunderstorm warning until 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, the National Weather Service said.

At 5:25 p.m., storms were located along a line extending from near Warrenton to near Raleigh. They were moving southeast at 20 mph.

CBS 17 Storm Team Interactive Radar

Wind gusts of up to 60 mph are possible in central Wake County, southwestern Warren County, and Franklin County, the warning said.

Northeastern Wake County, southwestern Franklin County, northwestern Sampson County, and northeastern Cumberland County had all been under a severe thunderstorm warning until 5:30 p.m.

“Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees,” the NWS said in many of the warnings.

Person County and part of Granville County were also under a severe thunderstorm warning until 4:45 p.m.

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