CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - The National Weather Service (NWS) in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for several counties in the WBTV viewing area.
The warnings include Cabarrus County, Southeastern Iredell County, Northwestern Mecklenburg County, and Southwestern Rowan County until 6:30 p.m.
The warning was issued when a severe thunderstorm was located near Huntersville, moving east at 25 mph, just before 5:30 p.m., according to the NWS.
Officials say the storms could produce 60 mph wind gusts and quarter-size hail.
"Scattered trees and power lines will be blown down in the warned area," the NWS said. "Seek shelter inside an interior room."