Power lines and trees down in Morganton fell after Severe Thunderstorm Warning was issued. (Credit: Morganton public safety)
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) - A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for several counties affecting our FOX 46 viewership area.
Warnings have been issued in the following counties:
- Catawba County until 3:30 p.m.
- Iredell County until 3 p.m.
- Northwestern Rowan County until 3 p.m.
- Southwestern Alexander County until 2:45 p.m.
- Eastern Caldwell County until 2:45 p.m.
Power outages had been reported in Morganton and were expected to be restored by 8 p.m. after trees and branches had fallen on power lines.
Additionally a Heat Advisory has been issued for Saturday in our area with heat indices expected to range from 105-110 in many neighborhoods. Actual air temps will top out in the mid-to-upper 90's with high dew points. As we’ve been saying all week, take it easy & stay hydrated if outdoors!
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