NWS confirms tornado touchdown, warnings expired

The National Weather Service is confirming a tornado touchdown Sunday evening in the greater Charlotte area. App users click here.

Tornado Warnings were in effect for Ashe, Cherokee, Cleveland, Watauga, Rutherford, and Wilkes counties in North Carolina until 7 p.m. They have since expired.

A tornado warning was issued for Caldwell County until 6:30 p.m. It has since expired.

A tornado warning was issued for several counties in the FOX 46 Charlotte viewing area:

  • Southwestern Catawba County in the Piedmont of North Carolina
  • Northeastern Rutherford County in western North Carolina
  • Northwestern Lincoln County in the Piedmont of North Carolina
  • Western Cleveland County in the Piedmont of North Carolina
  • South central Burke County in western North Carolina

The tornado warning expired at 6 p.m.

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