19 NC counties and 2 VA counties are under alert, including Johnston, Nash, Halifax, Edgecombe, and Mecklenburg, VA counties. Details
Published: 2010-07-18 16:15:00
Updated: 2010-07-18 23:02:17
Posted July 18, 2010
Raleigh, N.C. — Thunderstorms were passing through central North Carolina counties Sunday evening. The storms are capable of producing damaging winds and frequent lightning.
Power outages were reported in Vance and Durham counties late Sunday.
Storms are also possible overnight. Wind damage could be an issue with the storms, as well as lightning and very heavy rain, WRAL meteorologist Kim Deaner said.
Warm temperatures will continue next week.
Monday will be partly sunny with highs in the 90s. Showers and storms are possible again late in afternoon into the early evening.