RUTHERFORD COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - The National Weather Service confirmed tornadoes touched down in Rutherford and Cleveland counties Monday afternoon.
NWS concluded a portion of the storm survey for North Carolina. A tornado traveled from Rutherford County along the Highway 221A corridor into Cleveland County Monday afternoon.
Preliminary results of the assessment confirm a EF2 tornado touched down in Cleveland County.
NWS will continue their assessment and survey the damage in Burke, Catawba, Alexander and Caldwell counties.
The assessment is expected to conclude Wednesday.