Strong Storms Move Into Carolinas Thursday - WSPA.com

Strong Storms Move Into Carolinas Thursday

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A few storms could pop up in the afternoon and evening, getting stronger and more severe as the front passes through the area. A few storms could pop up in the afternoon and evening, getting stronger and more severe as the front passes through the area.
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Forecast

Severe weather is expected Thursday.

Storm Team 7 meteorologists say a cold front moving east across the mid-section of the country will bring the potential for strong to severe storms in the Upstate.

Clouds are expected to build after noon Thursday as the front approaches.

A few storms could pop up in the afternoon and evening, getting stronger and more severe as the front passes through the area, according to Storm Team 7 Chief Meteorologists Christy Henderson.

Highs are expected to be in the upper 70s, Meteorologist Malachi Rodgers adds.

The clouds and rain should clear by Friday afternoon with temperatures expected to dip into the upper 40s on Friday night.

Severe Weather Alerts

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for most of western North Carolina.  It remains in effect until 2 a.m. Friday for Buncombe, Graham, Haywood, Henderson, Jackson, Macon, Madison, Mitchell, Swain, Transylvania, and Yancey counties.

Get the latest severe weather alerts by clicking here.

Cancellations

The threat of severe weather has prompted the cancellation of one major event in the Upstate Thursday.

Organizers of Downtown Alive in Greenville have decided to call off the event.  They say it will continue next week with live entertainment from The Piedmont Boys.  More info here.

Remember to rely on Storm Team 7 anytime, anywhere.

Weather Radios

Storm Team 7's Christy Henderson will be live at Walgreen's on East North Street in Greenville Friday.  She will be there to show you how to program your weather radio and be prepared for severe weather.  Find out more.

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