severe weather

  ABC11 meteorologists confirmed a tornado just before 6:50 a.m. around Orange county with warnings stretching for most of the listening area. Don “Big Weather” Schwenneker and Brittany Bell identified this as a radar-confirmed tornado around 6:35am about 7 miles south of Mebane headed toward Hillsborough. In the meantime, the National Weather Service issued a […]

  Everyone in our listening are could be under some sort of severe storm risk for Thursday into early Friday. Going from the mid 70’s back to the 50’s in just a couple of days make for a very unstable atmosphere and a threat for severe weather. ABC 11’s meteorologist Don Schwenneker says that over […]

  A risk of severe weather is expected today, bringing damaging winds to the area. ABC11 meteorologist Don Schwenneker says most of our area will be under a Cat 2 of 5 with the biggest threats being damaging winds and heavy rain. We could also see some hail or an isolated tornado. Source:  ABC11.com

Both Raleigh and Durham are at risk for severe weather today. The Triangle and northeastern parts of North Carolina are under a level 2 risk for severe weather on Friday. WRAL meteorologist Elizabeth Gardner said strong thunderstorms could hit any part of central North Carolina, but storms are most likely in Raleigh, Durham, Rocky Mount […]

  The Triangle is under a level two threat for severe weather as strong storms mixed with high temperatures bring damaging winds, large hail and heavy rain . Areas north of the Virginia border are under a level 3 risk for severe weather, and storms will begin there around 3 p.m. The system moves southward, […]

Raleigh and areas south are in a category 2 risk of severe weather today as cooler weather pushes in. ABC11’s Meteorologist Don Schwenneker reported that the National Weather Service has upgraded the severe risk for part of our area to a slight risk (Cat 2 of 5). The biggest threat this afternoon will come from […]

  ABC11’s meteorologist says we will start off sunny but showers and thunderstorms will begin during the afternoon hours. giving us a risk at severe storms including possible tornadoes. He said storms could linger into the evening. Overnight, temperatures will fall into the 70s. Residents are encouraged to be prepared as several tornadoes have been reported […]

A total of 8 tornadoes have been confirmed to hit central NC during Friday’s storms. According to the U.S. National Weather Service, eight tornadoes have been confirmed, although four still need to be surveyed, or studied. The most recent EF-1 tornado, confirmed early Monday morning, touched down northwest of Rocky Mount on April 19. The […]

  A line of storms that’s been moving across the country will arrive in North Carolina on Friday. The system has already produced tornadoes, wind damage and hail from Texas to Missouri.  WRAL’s meteorologist Elizabeth Garner says, “This storm system definitely has a history of producing severe weather.” The Triangle and eastward communities are at an […]

  ABC11 meteorologist Steve Stewart says today’s severe weather could include a chance of a tornado; although the chance for a tornado is low, it cannot be completely ruled out. ABC11’s First Alert Mode has all of central North Carolina under a severe weather risk Monday as rain, high winds, thunderstorms, and an isolated tornado […]