strong winds

  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 […]

Yesterday’s heavy rain and strong wind gusts caused damage across the triangle area. Text “LIGHT” To 37890 for your chance at ticket giveaways and news before anyone else!…Standard Messaging Rates Apply 55 year old William Randolph Morris of Chapel Hill died yesterday when a tree fell on him while he stood on the back deck […]

  Officials say a UNC-CH senior, 20-year-old woman was killed by a falling tree in the 300 block of Chapel Hill’s Franklin Street . A bystander pulled her from under the tree but she was unresponsive and rushed to UNC hospital where she later died.  The strong storm left thousands in the area with out […]

  The National Weather Service said thunderstorms approaching the Triangle this evening could be “particularly dangerous” and have issued a severe thunderstorm watch for most of our area until 10pm. The brunt of this system looks like it will approach our area this evening between 5-7pm.