13 NC counties and 1 VA county are under alert, including Halifax, Edgecombe, Mecklenburg, VA, and Northampton counties. Details
Published: 2009-03-01 16:02:43
Updated: 2009-03-01 16:02:43
Posted March 1, 2009
During thunderstorms, these gusts of winds rush down from the sky, sometimes reaching speeds over 100 mph. They can cause widespread damage over large areas, often equivalent to that created by tornadoes.