On WRAL-TV at 5: Cumberland County mother believes the pandemic played a role in her son's suicide — "I was that parent that thought this would never happen to me," a Cumberland County mother says about finding that her 17-year-old son had shot and killed himself. On WRAL at 5, Cullen Browder looks at the role the pandemic might have played in his death and how other parents can help their own children cope.
Published: 2005-03-23 05:00:00
Updated: 2005-03-23 05:00:00
Posted March 23, 2005 5:00 a.m. EST
RALEIGH, N.C. — A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for parts of central and eastern North Carolina until 11 p.m. Wednesday.
According to the National Weather Service as the front approaches, scattered showers and thunderstorms will occur.
Earlier in the day, the same storm system produced strong winds and heavy rain in western North Carolina. There were also reports of hail in Wilkesboro and just north of Winston-Salem.
Wednesday's lows will range from the mid-40s to low 50s. On Thursday, breezy conditions will continue under partly sunny skies.